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Biodiversity

Similar term(s): biological diversity.

Definition:

Biodiversity is a contraction of biological diversity. Biodiversity reflects the number, variety and variability of living organisms.

It includes diversity within species (genetic diversity), between species (species diversity), and between ecosystems (ecosystem diversity).

Source: GreenFacts

More:

Biodiversity is the variability among living organisms from all sources, including terrestrial, marine, and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part.

Source: MA  Glossary

Related words:

Ecosystem(s) - Genetic diversity - Species

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Biodiversity & Human Well-being:

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Biodiversität
Español: Biodiversidad
Français: Biodiversité
Nederlands: Biodiversiteit

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