Biodiversity is often used to describe all the species living in a particular area. If we consider this area at its largest scale - the entire world - then biodiversity can be summarized as "life on earth.“
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(1-2)What is Biodiversity?
(3)Levels of Biodiversity.
(4)Benefits of Biodiversity.
(5)Threats to Biodiversity.
(6)What we get from Biodiversity?
(7) Factors effecting Biodiversity.
(8) Protection of Biodiversity & Restoration
What is Biodiversity?
Combination of 2 words
Bio means ‘Life’.
BiodiversityBiodiversity is theis the variety of lifevariety of life onon
Earth and theEarth and the essentialessential
interdependence of all living things.interdependence of all living things.
Diversity means ‘variety’.
• More than 2 million species are known!
• Tens of millions species are unknown!
How variety of life exist ??
o The tremendous variety of life on Earth is made
possible by complex interactions among all living
things including microscopic species like algae and
1. Species Diversity.
2. Ecosystem Diversity.
3. Genetic Diversity.
LEVELS OF BIODIVERSITY
BENEFITS OF BIODIVERSITY
Education and Research
THREATS TO BIODIVERSITY
Global warming and climate
What do we get fromWhat do we get from