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Tag Archives: Biodiversity

Importance And Threats To Biodiversity

Importance Of Biodiversity Ecosystems and their species perform important biological services, for example, green plants remove carbon dioxide and release oxygen into the atmosphere, which helps keep the environment healthy and fit for human life. Economic arguments also provide compelling reasons for conserving species. Biodiversity has a number of functions …

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Relation of Climate and Biodiversity and its threat

Climate & Biodiversity ■ Regional climate interacts with regional biota & substrate to produce large, easily recognizable community units called “Biomes“. ■ Climatic climax biodiversity has been found in “Biome“. ■ In biomes life forms reflects major features of climate & determines structural nature of habitats for animals. ■ Provides …

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Biodiversity: Geographical positioning system, latitude and longitudes

Geographical Positioning System ■ Actual positioning of individual points on earths surface identified by geometrical system of latitudes & longitudes. ■”Altitude” –vertical elevation of an object above sea level (expressed in meter). Latitude And Longitude Accurate Positioning of individual points on the Earth’s surface is made possible by reference to …

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Biodiversity: Creation of Biodiversity

Biodiversity is the outcome of evolutionary and ecological processes. Biodiversity causes biodiversity. Environmental factors have significant effect on genetic diversity. Evolution is the center of genetic processes. New spp. via micro-evolution or destruction via macro evolution or diversity via mutation. Factors for Biodiversity Creation (A) Primary factor (B) Ecological Templates …

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