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biodiversity

bahy oh dahy vur suh tee

  • n  the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
    a high level of biodiversity is desirable

  • How much biodiversity is there? Biologists have described a total of between 1.
  • We will be judged by the amount of biodiversity we carry through the bottleneck with us.
  • COVER STORY The Challenges We Face In Johannesburg, leaders will debate what to do about threats to our health, food, water, climate and biodiversity.
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  • Lewis Gordon Pugh in PR Newswire (press release)
    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,...
  • Peter Garrett in guardian.co.uk
    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... Yury Trutnev http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri_Trutnev&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH2XGluGCjIAre5FjX4wynJP8WWaA Reuters http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.reuters.com/article/lifestyleMolt/idUSTRE52H3G220090318&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFrPC4Kt2HFJ2w65kKi5pw94gUb9A Mar 18, 2009 10133 14071 biodiversity 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.

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