biodiversity

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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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Just as coral reefs are the undersea platforms that support the greatest diversity of life, credit unions also support a diversity of different approaches to small business and community development, Donovan said during an interview with Cathie Mahon, CEO of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.
Tiny animals discovered in the course of digging in the sand reveal a diversity of life that extends beyond vacationing beachgoers.
Each update of this red list' makes us realise our planet is regularly losing its incredible diversity of life mainly due to our destructive actions to satisfy our growing appetite for resources" IUCN's Director General Julia MartonLefevre said.
Second, LibDems are proud of Britain's stand in providing a safe haven for seekers of sanctuary, and we remain totally committed to the view that the contribution of immigrants to the economy and diversity of life in modern Britain is a positive one.
What the yachts and their crews would discover would be more than the extraordinary diversity of life, natural wonders and welcoming peoples that they encountered on their circumnavigation around our watery globe.
The boys really enjoyed the opportunity to discover and get close to the wildlife that is on our doorstep but they may have never seen before and the findings will be used to create a wildlife record so we can monitor the diversity of life in the vicinity of the school."
Lauding the photographers for sharing their talents and inspiring the embassy to host this event, the ambassador said, "They have captured the natural beauty and diversity of life found in Oman." May 22 is the United Nation's International Day for Biological Diversity.
Discover the wonder and diversity of life in the ocean -- no degree in marine biology required.
The #MyDubai e-Museum will be housed on @MyDubai -- the official Instagram and Twitter pages for the initiative -- and was launched on Monday with a selection of 25 images drawn from the 75,000 already submitted, which show the diversity of life in the emirate.
Unusual characteristics are also mentioned making the reader aware of the uniqueness and beauty of our world and the need to preserve habitat and a diversity of life. The human body text uses similar close up techniques, though it employs computer generated images rather than photography.
With full color photographs on nearly every page, as well as some maps and charts, this book presents the diversity of life on Earth, with a focus on Africa.
His readings, kept in a journal since the 1950's, ranged from The Diversity of Life (Wilson), Democracy on Trial (Smith), The Living Great Lakes (Dennis) and Islam (Armstrong).
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