Including natural reserves and actions in the surrounding areas; other measures to protect endangered or vulnerable species and their habitats (e.g. wetlands preservation).
The earth's vast array of plant and animal species. Many of the existing plant and animal species have yet to be fully studied and some scientists project that existing species may hold untapped medical or scientific potential. Industrialization and deforestation currently result in the loss and extinction of plant and animal species.
the wide range of plants, animals and other organisms existing on the Earth, including those organisms which have not yet been discovered by scientists
a measure of the number and range of species and their relative abundance in a community.
The number of different kinds of plants and animals in an ecosystem. A larger number of species means a healthier ecosystem.
The diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole); a high level of bio-diversity is desirable.
The whole variety of life encompassing all genetics, species and ecosystem variations, including plans and animals.