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Biodiversity: Who cares?:

Biodiversity: Who cares?

BIO DIVERSITY:

BIO DIVERSITY BY MRS.G.K.VINAYAGAM

Which do you like better?:

Which do you like better? A B

Which do you like better?:

Which do you like better? A B

Which do you like better?:

Which do you like better? A B

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Which do you like better? A B

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A B Which do you like better?

Which do you like better?:

A B Which do you like better?

Which do you like better?:

A B Which do you like better?

What do you think biodiversity means?:

What do you think biodiversity means?

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Bio = Bio diversity What does “ Bio ” mean? Life

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Bio diversity D i v e r s i t y = V a r i e t y What does “ Diversity ” mean?

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Biodiversity is the variety of life on Earth and the essential interdependence of all living things Scientists have identified more than 2 million species. Tens of millions -- remain unknown The tremendous variety of life on Earth is made possible by complex interactions among all living things including microscopic species like algae and mites.

There are 3 components of biodiversity :

There are 3 components of biodiversity Diversity of genes Chihuahuas, beagles, and rottweilers are all dogs—but they're not the same because their genes are different. Chihuahua Beagle Rottweilers

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Diversity of species For example, monkeys, dragonflies, and meadow beauties are all different species. Saki Monkey Golden Skimmer Meadow Beauty There are 3 components of biodiversity

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Variety of ecosystems Prairies, Ponds, and tropical rain forests are all ecosystems. Each one is different, with its own set of species living in it. Paines Prairie Hoh Rain Forest Florida Sand hill Pond There are 3 components of biodiversity

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Biodiversity has Intrinsic Value Intrinsic Value = Something that has value in and of itself

Biodiversity also has utilitarian Value:

Biodiversity also has utilitarian Value Utilitarian Value = the value something has as a means to another’s end. Utilitarian values include : Goods Services Information

What do we get from biodiversity?:

What do we get from biodiversity? Oxygen Food Clean Water Medicine Aesthetics Ideas

Should we be concerned about biodiversity?:

Should we be concerned about biodiversity? What we know: The Earth is losing species at an alarming rate Some scientists estimate that as many as 3 species per hour are going extinct and 20,000 extinctions occur each year. when species of plants and animals go extinct, many other species are affected .

Threats to biodiversity:

Threats to biodiversity Habitat destruction Pollution Species Introductions Global Climate Change Exploitation

Exotic plants:

Exotic plants

Endemic plants:

Endemic plants

Endangered plants:

Endangered plants

Endangered animals:

Endangered animals

Extinct animals:

Extinct animals

Man and Biosphere(MAB) -UNESCO Project:

Man and Biosphere(MAB) -UNESCO Project Nilgiri Biosphere Sunderban-WB Nandadevi-UP Andaman&Nicobar Namthaba-Arunachal Nacrac-Megalaya Gulf of Mannar Aims and objectives To protect diversity Involving N.G.Os and the local population in bioconservation Encouraging research related to conservation

Gulf of Mannar&Nilgiris:

Gulf of Mannar&Nilgiris

Organisations out to protect Biodiversity:

Organisations out to protect Biodiversity

Personalities behind biodiversity:

Personalities behind biodiversity

Thank you:

Thank you

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