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Environmental Issues - Biodiversity and Conservation
How do changes to the environment affect the many species of plants and animals on the planet? Learn about the environmental issues that affect biodiversity, ...
http://environment.about.com/od/biodiversityconservation/
Nations of the World Pledge to Conserve Biodiversity
The Nagoya Protocol and other strategic plans to conserve biodiversity were adopted by 193 nations in October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, but 50 countries must  ...
http://environment.about.com/od/biodiversityconservation/a/Nagoya-Protocol-Nations-Of-The-World-Pledge-To-Conserve-Global-Biodiversity.htm
Biodiversity - Definition of Biodiversity - Organic Business - About.com
Biodiversity includes the quantity and variety of organisms, or life-forms found within a specified geographic region or area. In relationship to organic farming, ...
http://organic.about.com/od/organicdefinitions/g/Biodiversity.htm
Biodiversity - Evolution - About.com
Definition: The term biodiversity is usually defined as the amount of different species or living things living in a certain area. Ecosystems that have a larger ...
http://evolution.about.com/od/Terms-A-G/g/Biodiversity.htm
Biodiversity - Definition of Biodiversity
A measure of the variety of organisms in a habitat or ecosystem. Can be measured by the number of species or genetic variation in an area or ecosystem.
http://animals.about.com/cs/biogeography/g/biodiversity.htm
Tropical Rainforests - Harbors of Diversity - Forestry - About.com
Biodiversity is a term biologists and ecologists use to describe biotic variety - numbers of animal and plant species, the richness of gene pools and living ...
http://forestry.about.com/cs/rainforest/p/rforest_diversi.htm
A Forest Ecosystem and Biodiversity - Forestry - About.com
Lodgepole Pine Stands. Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org What is Forest Ecosystem and Biodiversity? Tropical Hardwood Forest Hammock.
http://forestry.about.com/od/environmentalissues/a/forest_ecosystem.htm
Top 10 Wildlife Conservation Organizations - Animals and Wildlife
Such transactions ensure biodiversity conservation in exchange for debt owed by a developing country. Such debt-for-nature programs have been successful in ...
http://animals.about.com/od/wildlifeconservation/tp/wildlifeconserv.htm
V. Protection of the Ecological Environment and Biodiversity
V. Protection of the Ecological Environment and Biodiversity. The Chinese government regards ecological environmental protection as the focal point of its ...
http://chineseculture.about.com/library/china/whitepaper/blsenviron6.htm
Why does it Matter if Species go Extinct? - Endangered Species
In the words of the World Wildlife Fund, "When you remove one element from a fragile ecosystem, it has far reaching and long lasting effects on biodiversity.".
http://endangeredspecies.about.com/od/extinctionpastandpresent/a/Why-Does-It-Matter-If-Species-Go-Extinct.htm
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