biodiversity biodiversity  /ˌbaɪ oʊ daɪ ˈvɜr sə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)

Usage(s):

  1. We will be judged by the amount of biodiversity we carry through the bottleneck with us.
  2. In Johannesburg, leaders will debate what to do about threats to our health, food, water, climate and biodiversity.
  3. The earth supports amazing biodiversity, but much wildlife is coming under threat from one particularly successful species: us.

News

  1. University of Guelph announces $1 million commitment from RBC Blue Water Project to improve water and biodiversity in ...

    University of Guelph announces $1 million commitment from RBC Blue Water Project to improve water and biodiversity in First Nations communities
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Discover Life in America holds Biodiversity Days in Smokies

    GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK — Celebrate Biodiversity Days in the Smokies today through Saturday with walks, seminars, demonstrations, scientist-led field trips and other fun events on the Tennessee and North Carolina sides of the park.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  3. Pesticides Spark Broad Biodiversity Loss

    Agricultural pesticides have been linked to widespread invertebrate biodiversity loss in two new research papers. [More]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Scientific American

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Quotes

  1. Lewis Gordon Pugh, nicknamed the Polar Bear, said, "I hope my swim will inspire world leaders to take climate change seriously. The decisions which they make over the next few years will determine the biodiversity of our world. I want my children,...
    on Jul 15, 2007 By: Lewis Gordon Pugh Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "The bloody sight of the hunting of seals, the slaughter of these defenseless animals which you cannot even call a real hunt, is banned in our country, just as well as in most developed countries, and is a serious step to protect the biodiversity of...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Yury Trutnev Source: Reuters

  3. "We need this essential information to do a better job of managing our biodiversity against the threats of invasive species, habitat loss and climate change," the federal environment minister, Peter Garrett, said.
    on Sep 29, 2009 By: Peter Garrett Source: guardian.co.uk

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