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Biodiversity

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  • 1. What is Biodiversity?Biodiversity is the degree ofvariation of life forms within agiven species, ecosystem, bio me, or an entire planet. Biodiversity is a measure of the health of ecosystems.
  • 2. Example of biodiversity
  • 3. Factors affecting Biodiversity>Habitat destruction>Introduced and invasivespecies>Climate change>Overpopulation>Hybridization of organisms
  • 4. Habitat DestructionHabitat destruction is the process by which natural habitat is damaged or destroyed to such anextent that it no longer is capable of supporting the species and ecological communities that naturally occur there. It oftenresults in the extinction of species and, as a result, the loss of
  • 5. Introduced and invasive speciesCompared to other threats tobiodiversity, invasive introducedspecies rank second only to habitatdestruction In fact, introduced species are a greater threat to nativebiodiversity than pollution, harvest, and disease combined. Invasive species are everywhere.
  • 6. Climate change Plants and animals aresensitive to fluctuations in temperature and climate. In the past, climate hasvaried considerably within short time scales.Evidence from fossils and
  • 7. Over Population Growth of the humanpopulation is a major factor affecting the environment. Overpopulation means that there are more people thanthere are resources to meet their needs. Almost all the environmental problems we
  • 8. Hybridization of organisms In agriculture and animal husbandry, the Green Revolution popularized the use of conventional hybridization to increase yield. As to create high yield strains resistant to local climate and diseases. Formerlyhuge gene pools of various wild and indigenous breeds have collapsed
  • 9. Conservation of Biodiversity the The conservation is for purpose of sustaining biodiversity in species, ecosystems,the evolutionary process, andhuman culture and society. Italso includes reforming around strategic plans to protect
  • 10. Government Measures Government measures include establishing new provincial parksand protected areas, new provisionsunder the Wildlife Act, biodiversity provisions under the Forest and Range Practices Act, the Fish Protection Act, the Environmental Assessment Act, the Sensitive Ecosystem Inventory Project, the BC Conservation Data Centre, and
  • 11. Done byY.Hanish Ramu

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