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biodiversity

the variety of plant and animal life in a particular area. Environmentalists have expressed concern about the extent to which ECONOMIC GROWTH, in particular modern methods of farming, forestry and manufacturing, has reduced biodiversity, with some plant and animal species becoming rare or extinct. See POLLUTION.
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BEIRUT: Lebanon's National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) launched a two-year project Tuesday to protect the marine environments of Beirut and Tyre, the most polluted and most biodiverse coastal cities in the country, respectively.
In this context, this study was conducted with the purpose of establishing the relationship between the species in different designs of biodiverse AFSs and carbon stock, in their initial phase of development.
Speakers highlighting importance of Wetlands, said these are extremely important as comprise some of the most important biodiverse areas in the world and provide freshwater and protection from floods.
Every year on 2nd February, World Wetlands Day is celebrated worldwide to raise global awareness about the important role of wetlands for people and the planet.''Wetlands are extremely important - they comprise some of the most important biodiverse areas in the world and provide freshwater and protection from floods, he noted.
The Southeast Asian countries flanking the Mekong river, which snakes down from the Tibetan plateau to the South China Sea, are among the most biodiverse in the world.
With Tony Parker, in association with the Biodiverse Society.
The nature reserve, which was subjected to years of environmental rehabilitation, is situated 19 kilometers west of Kuwait Bay and it is considered one of the most biodiverse locations in the country with various species of animals, birds, and fish dwelling there.
Participants were taken out of their comfort zone by two OBO specialists, gaining important health, safety, navigation and environmental knowledge in one of Oman's most biodiverse settings.
The researchers found the same correlation between healthy Finnish children (n=118) and a biodiverse living environment.
"There's a huge range of biological questions where it helps to have a strong picture of where the most biodiverse places are, and how they compare to the less biodiverse places.
'70 Species for a Biodiverse Pakistan' is the fourth installation as part of the ongoing public outreach program, "Reel On Hai", which was launched by Karachi Biennale in collaboration with Pakistan Cables Limited in October last year.
"Cemex USA is proud to be recognized for helping ensure the future of El Carmen and its biodiverse ecosystem.
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