Why Is Biodiversity Important?

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Biodiversity is important since it provides us with crucial resources like fresh air and clean water for our daily lives and because it is basically our life support system. Biodiversity is the variety of life, all living things around us; the plants, animals, insects in our forests, mountains, rivers, seas, gardens and parks, right down to the things living in our soils.
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There are several reasons why biodiversity is important including the survival of many species that require a variety of genes (including humans), better chances at recovery from a natural disaster, and research and cultural values. You can find more information here: http://www.globalissues.org/article/170/why-is-biodiversity-important-who-cares#WhyisBiodiversityImportant
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