Biological Diversity

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kool_skatkat/36443540/

In many ways, it’s the extreme complexity of life on Earth that makes the entire ecosystem so stable and beautiful. However, biological diversity is threatened by the human need to eat and expend energy. We’ll take a look at the challenges to other animal species created by the presence of modern humans.

How Wikipedia around the World defines Biological Diversity (add your language)

English: Biodiversity is the variation of life forms within a given ecosystem, biome, or for the entire Earth.

Spanish: Biodiversity, also called biological diversity, is the term which refers to the wide variety of life on Earth and the natural patterns which shape it, resulting from billions of years of evolution from natural processes as well as the growing influence of human activities.

Chinese (生物多样性): Biodiversity is a relatively new term in biology. Put simply, it means the life of different species on earth, which throgh their interplay and interference maintain the ecological balance on earth.

German: Biodiversity or biological diversity, according to the Charter on Biological Diversity the variety of species on earth, the genetic variety as well as the variety of the ecosystem.

Related Articles

World Wildlife Federation announces discovery of 21 new species in Bhutan

Earlier this week, the World Wildlife Federation published a new book, “The Eastern Himalayas: Where the World Collides.”

In it, the conservancy organization touted the discovery of over 350 new species in Bhutan and parts of India and Nepal over the last…

More →
about this topic

Archives

Subscribe

Twitter

  • 170,000 Visits to the 80+1 – Base Camp: Approximately 170,000 visits to the 80+1 Base Camp, a striking e...
    http://bit.ly/5gl0oK #80plus1
  • (Deutsch) 80+1 und WIAWIA spenden 1470 Euro für Caritas-Projekt im Kongo: Sorry, this entry is only avail...
    http://bit.ly/7S2sxA #80plus1
  • Dhakai Markets’ View: A photographic video presentation covering 81 markets visual of Dhaka . The live..
    http://bit.ly/11L58c #80plus1
  • Starry, Starry Night: Wishes for the Future: Many people left their wishes for the future within Starry..
    http://bit.ly/C2lMC #80plus1
  • Rajdhani Super Market: Rajdhani Super Market is the best-known market for women fashion products of th..
    http://bit.ly/CPteN #80plus1

The World on Flickr

Photos tagged with "Biological-diversity, Topics":
background image:
cb-photography