Biodiversity is the short way of saying biological diversity, which includes all the various forms of life on Earth, and the relationships among them. Biodiversity is often divided into three parts: genes, species and ecosystems.
Biodiversity is one the world’s most precious resources. All life on Earth provides us with the food we eat, cleans the air we breathe, filters the water we drink, supplies the raw materials we use to construct our houses and buildings, is part of countless medicines and natural remedies, and many other things. It is also important to many cultural traditions and beliefs and to people’s livelihoods.
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