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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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(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-)
diversity of plant and animal species in an environment.
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The number and variety of different organisms found within a specified geographic region.
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Variety of life forms.
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|Noun||1.||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"|
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biodiversity[ˌbaɪədaɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ] N → biodiversidad f
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biodiversitybio-diversity [ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈvɜːrsɪti] n → biodiversité f
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biodiversity[ˌbaɪəudaɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ] n → biodiversità
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