WHAT IS BIODIVERSITY? Lecture Series #2

In observance of the International Day for Biological Diversity, we are sharing this article with you.

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Suyac Island Mangroves Project, Philippines.

In celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2018, we are focusing our discussion on Biodiversity which is an important topic to preserve and conserve our flora and fauna to reach a more sustainable development.

Biodiversity is the second in a series of lectures that I will be conducting here.  This is aimed at getting basic knowledge that will enable us to better understand what Biodiversity is all about.  There are several definitions of the word Biodiversity.  Initially, the term is a combination of two words Biology and Diversity.   In this discussion, we are going to adopt the definitions coming from The Free Dictionary From Farlex.

1.  Biodiversity refers to the number and variety of organisms found within a specified geographical region.  For example, the forests of Yosemite National Park.  For centuries, thousands of organisms lived in the park, from…

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