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diversity among and within plant and animal species in an environment.
Contemporary Examples

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the existence of a wide variety of plant and animal species in their natural environments, which is the aim of conservationists concerned about the indiscriminate destruction of rainforests and other habitats
The number, variety, and genetic variation of different organisms found within a specified geographic region.

Note: The preservation of biodiversity is considered by environmentalists to be a major goal of environmental policy.


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