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the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)

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The smaller proposal, however, has drawn its own criticism from the Center for Biological Diversity.
The Cartagena Protocol aims to contribute to the safe transfer, handling, and use of living modified organisms that may have adverse effects on conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity.
This is the time of year when they are active and could be in the road,'' said Daniel Patterson, a biologist with the Center of Biological Diversity.
Most hunters usually do not find themselves on the side of the Center for Biological Diversity.
The objectives of the Fisheries Improved for Sustainable Harvest (FISH) program are to improve biological diversity and increase sustainable harvest in the Philippines marine ecosystem.
In February, two conservation groups, the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife, filed a lawsuit claiming that environmental reviews were inadequate and that the track could harm desert tortoises and Mojave ground squirrels.
The Cornell Lab is a membership institution interpreting and conserving the earth's biological diversity through research, education, and citizen science focused on birds and is closely associated with the Audubon Society.
Among the players likely to be brought into the process is the Center for Biological Diversity.
Because tropical rainforests are estimated to contain morethan half of all species, continued tropical deforestation threatens what some are predicting will be the greatest destruction of biological diversity in 65 million years.
These marine environments are the maritime equivalent of tropical rain forests in that they support high levels of biological diversity, are fragile, and easily susceptible to damage from human activities.
During the weeklong trip, College of the Canyons biologist Miriam Golbert will provide students with a look at contemporary environmental issues and help students to understand conservation and biological diversity in the area.
The enormous biological diversity that PDA(TM) screens computationally is unreachable by older, solely experimental methods," Dr.
Two conservation groups, the Center for Biological Diversity and the California Native Plant Society, are pushing federal officials to protect the desert cymopterus, saying development, cattle grazing and off-road vehicles are destroying the plant's habitat.
In the case of the Alameda whipsnake, Service officials allowed more than a year to lapse before being pressured to act by the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity, which filed a lawsuit.
The lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife says the U.
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