WHAT IS BIODIVERSITY?The variety of diverse living beings in a specific area.BIO means life.DIVERSITY means variety or abundance. WHERE IS THERE LARGER BIODIVERSITY?
GENETIC DIVERSITY DIVERSITY OF ECOSYSTEMSDIVERSITY OF BIODIVERSITYSPECIES DIVERSITY OF DIVERSITY OF LANDSCAPES HABITATS
WHAT IS HAPPENING TO BIODIVERSITY?According to the IUCN Red Data List, 1 out of 8 bird species is in dangerof extinction; 1 out of 4 mammals; and 1 out of 3 conifers.Also 1 out of 3 amphibians, and 6 out of 7 sea turtles!!
Diversity in crops has suffered a 75% reduction!! 3 out of 4 fishing areas are being overexploited.
WHY IS BIODIVERSITY IMPORTANT?The extinction of one single species has plenty of noticeable consequences. Haveyou ever thought about the importance of bees, for instance? I carry the pollen Bee- from one flower eaters live to another. mainly on me! ... and thanks to fertilization, you and many other animals can have fruit to eat!
WHY IS BIODIVERSITY IMPORTANT?...would the previous reason not seem sufficient... think about how manyproducts bees provide us with somehow. We keep the ... You can honey in the make beehives, candles and and thanks ointment! to wax... Honey, propolis, candies, soaps....
WHAT CAN WE DO IN FAVOR OF BIODIVERSITY? Protect species and their areas.
WHAT CAN WE DO IN FAVOR OF BIODIVERSITY? Specific centers, campaigns and plans to recover the wild fauna.GRIFFON VULTURE IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY 805 COUPLES 384 106 The Iberian wolf was a common animal until the 20th century. In the 1970s it became a threat and on the verge of extinction, because it was regarded as an undesirable beast which should be wiped out! Since the 1990s- when it was regarded as a protected species-, its population has recovered; however, it is still a vulnerable and somehow endangered species, whose hunting is permitted in some areas in northern Spain.
WHAT CAN WE DO IN FAVOR OF BIODIVERSITY? Preserve what we have left
WHAT CAN WE DO IN FAVOR OF BIODIVERSITY? Interconnect natural areasLinking up natural areas by means Fitting out wildlife crossings of green or wildlife corridors for the animals
WHAT CAN WE DO IN FAVOR OF BIODIVERSITY?Educate and Stick toget to know/ the rulesrecognize and lawsour surroundingsOpt for more Not wastesustainable natural resourcesconsumption or raw material
DO YOU KNOW THE BIODIVERSITY IN YOUR SURROUNDINGS? Investigate a garden, a street, a mount, a forest, an old wall, a few trees... You will find more life that you think.
REMEMBER! BEING FAMILIAR WITH THEENVIRONMENT YOU LIVE IN WILL HELP YOU RESPECT AND CARE FOR IT! . “Man will never protect what he is unaware of or what he cannot thoroughly comprehend.” (Jean Dorst) “Earth, air, water, fire: the elements of life,... Biodiversity: the beginning of life’s richness” (Karla Sanabria)