Wildlife

Articles on the amazing biodiversity of Earth’s animals and wildlife, their ecological importance, and the threats they and their habitats face from humans and climate change, known as the sixth mass extinction.

What Is Biodiversity?

The word “biodiversity” means “variety of life”. It stems from the Greek word “bios” meaning “life” and the Latin word “divertere” meaning “to vary or

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Guide To The Biosphere

What Is The Biosphere?

The term “biosphere” describes the layer of Planet Earth where life exists. A synonym might be “the living Earth“. It’s the global ecological environment (or

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