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Biodiversity

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Biodiversity is the degree of variation of life forms within a given species, ecosystem, biome, or an entire planet. Biodiversity is a measure of the health of ecosystems. Biodiversity is in part a function of climate. In terrestrial habitats, tropical regions are typically rich whereas polar regions support fewer species.
  • Animal Info

    Compiles list of species common names grouped by category. Comes with an overview on the animal’s history and biography.

  • Biodiversity and Protected Areas

    World Resources Institute offers information on key issues, news releases, publications, maps, and searchable database.

  • Biodiversity Economics Library

    World Conservation Union provides information on events, publications, and conferences.

  • Biodiversity FAQ

    Compiles questions related to biodiversity. With news, contact information, and links to related sources.

  • Biodiversity II

    Contains conclusions and data relating to biodiversity crisis. Contains press releases and list of related sources.

  • Biodiversity Project

    Group offers details of history, programs, resources, links, and publications.

  • Biodiversity Web

    Clearing-house for information about all dimensions of the diversity of planet earth, including history and ecological background.

  • Canadian Biodiversity

    Presented by The Redpath Museum of McGill University.

  • Canadian Biodiversity: Theory

    Displays an article about the biodiversity theory introducing the three levels that are being studied.

  • Convention on Biological Diversity

    Offering details of the annual conference, press releases, and latest news.

  • Diversitas

    Fosters integrative biodiversity science by fusing ecological and social disciplines to produce relevant knowledge.

  • Fauna and Flora International

    Aims to prevent the loss of biodiversity without comprising human needs. With news and membership details.

  • Global Issues: Biodiversity

    Looks into global issues that affect everyone and aims to show how most issues are inter-related. https://www.facebook.com/globalissues.org globalissuesorg

  • Invasivespecies.gov

    Gateway to Federal and State invasive species activities and programs.

  • Mass Extinction Underway

    Provides an overview about the possibility that half of all species on earth will be extinct as a result of pollution, climate change, and habitat destruction.

  • Omics Publishing Group

    An unrestricted central open access resource on biodiversity and sustainable energy development for scientists and researchers, which publishes and disseminates research articles to the global community free of cost, and organizes international conferences. https://www.facebook.com/OMICSPUBLISHING OMICSGroup http://www.linkedin.com/company/OMICS-PUBLISHING-GROUP

  • Rainforest Animals

    Presents a listing of fauna found in this type of ecosystem. With pictures and descriptions.

  • The Sixth Extinction

    The current extinction or biodiversity crisis is studied at this Dutch portal.

  • Species 2000

    Indexing the world's known species.

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