Biodiversity natalia pluyer and camila colomboPresentation Transcript
Natalia Pluyer and Camila Colombo
What is biodiversity? Is the variety of life on Earth, from genes to ecosystems. It is form by species, ecosystem, biomes or an entire planet.
What does biodiversity mean?What does “BIO” means?What does “DIVERSITY” means?
Why is it important? Biodiversity is important because certain organisms have economic value. They are also a source of natural beauty and recreation.
Types of biodiversity Diversity of species Diversity of ecosystem
Humans and the biodiversity In the past Australia´s biodiversity has suffered greatly, primarily due to human abuse. Humans are now starting to realize the importance and value of biodiversity and are taking action to preserve it.
Distribution of biodiversityFlora and fauna diversity depends on:ClimateAltitudeSoilsPresence of other speciesMost of the biodiversity is concentrated in Tropical region.
Benefits of Biodiversity Food/ drink Medicine Industrial material Recreation Education and research
Ecological services Balance of nature Regulation of climate Cycling of nutrients Biological productivity