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Biodiversity refers to the variety of living organisms on earth and encompasses species biodiversity, ecosystem biodiversity, and genetic biodiversity. Biodiversity is essential to the health of the planet in many ways.

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Firstly, biodiversity is responsible for providing various essential ecosystem services such as climate regulation, pollination, and soil health. These Services contribute to human well-being and provide economic development.

Secondly, biodiversity plays a significant role in regulating the Earth’s climate. For example, forests act as carbon sinks by storing carbon and, thus, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to Climate change.

Lastly, biodiversity plays an important role in protecting plant and animal species on Earth. Human activities such as deforestation and habitat destruction contribute to a significant decrease in biodiversity and, as a result, the extinction of many species.

To protect biodiversity, we need to embrace sustainable practices that reduce human impact on the environment. By protecting natural habitats, reducing Pollution, and conserving resources, we can ensure the continued health and well-being of our planet’s biodiversity. Learn more about How Animal Agriculture Is Draining the World of Biodiversity!

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