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date: 14 August 2020

Biodiversity Conservation  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Aline CHIABAIAline CHIABAI

Healthy ecosystems, characterized by a good biodiversity level, provide a multitude of services, some of them crucial for human life. Humans tend to overexploit natural resources because they often focus on short-term economic benefits rather than long-term environmental impacts. Conservation of biodiversity is the protection, preservation, management, and restoration of ecosystems, fauna, and flora in order to safeguard threatened species and habitats for current and future generations. ...

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