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bi·o·di·ver·si·ty

 (bī′ō-dĭ-vûr′sĭ-tē)
n.
1. The number and variety of species found within a specified geographic region.
2. The variability among living organisms on the earth, including the variability within and between species and within and between ecosystems.
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biodiversity

(ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ)
n
(Biology) the existence of a wide variety of plant and animal species in their natural environments, which is the aim of conservationists concerned about the destruction of rainforests and other habitats
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bi•o•di•ver•si•ty

(ˌbaɪ oʊ dɪˈvɜr sɪ ti, -daɪ-)
n.
diversity of plant and animal species in an environment.
[1985–90, Amer.]
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bi·o·di·ver·si·ty

(bī′ō-dĭ-vûr′sĭ-tē)
The number and variety of different organisms found within a specified geographic region.
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biodiversity

Variety of life forms.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biodiversity - the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)biodiversity - the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole); "a high level of biodiversity is desirable"
diverseness, diversity, multifariousness, variety - noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
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Translations

biodiversity

[ˌbaɪədaɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ] Nbiodiversidad f
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biodiversity

bio-diversity [ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈvɜːrsɪti] nbiodiversité f
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biodiversity

[ˌbaɪəudaɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ] nbiodiversità
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The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization was adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity at its tenth meeting on October 29, 2010 in Nagoya, Japan.
The 70-year-old was speaking to the Daily Telegraph and said loss of biological diversity "terrifies" him.
Fouad, the current president of 14th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP14) will give Egypt's speech during the summit.
He also cited the National Policy on Biological Diversity 2016-2025 as stating that Malaysia is committed to preserving at least 20 per cent of hinterland and 10 per cent of coastal land.
In five brief chapters, Meszaros and Denny document the many variations of prairie ecosystems, the ecology of their communities of flora and fauna, and the amazing biological diversity of prairies.
by ONAThe Sultanate has been working on updating its national strategy and action plan for biological diversity in accordance with the Global Strategic Plan.
The competition, according to a press release, commemorates the 2018 International Day for Biological Diversity, themed 'Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity'.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB), dignitaries from the government of Cambodia, the Asean Secretariat and the Asean Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) gathered in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on May 22.
ISLAMABAD -- Like other parts of the world 'The International Day for Biological Diversity' was observed across the country on Tuesday with an aim to raise awareness about the conservation of biodiversity.
RIYADH: The Saudi Wildlife Authority joined the world as it celebrated the annual International Day for Biological Diversity, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
This was said by Ghanzi District commissioner, Mr Loeto Porati during the international day for biological diversity themed: Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity on Tuesday.

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