Biodiversity natalia pluyer and camila colombo

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Biodiversity natalia pluyer and camila colombo

  1. 1. Natalia Pluyer and Camila Colombo
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. What does biodiversity mean?What does “BIO” means?What does “DIVERSITY” means?
  4. 4. Why is it important? Biodiversity is important because certain organisms have economic value. They are also a source of natural beauty and recreation.
  5. 5. Types of biodiversity Diversity of species Diversity of ecosystem
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Distribution of biodiversityFlora and fauna diversity depends on:ClimateAltitudeSoilsPresence of other speciesMost of the biodiversity is concentrated in Tropical region.
  8. 8. Benefits of Biodiversity Food/ drink Medicine Industrial material Recreation Education and research
  9. 9. Ecological services Balance of nature Regulation of climate Cycling of nutrients Biological productivity
  10. 10. Threats to biodiversityNATURAL CAUSESLow populationNatural disastersLow breeding rateHUMAN CAUSESPollutionHabitat modificationGlobal warning
  11. 11. NATURAL CAUSES
  12. 12. HUMAN CAUSES
  13. 13. Activity http://www.educaplay.com/es/recursoseducativos/675 670/biodiversity_nati_y_cami.htm
  14. 14. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA3xNMJnFuo

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