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Senior Science: Biodiversity and the interconnectedness of life


Biodiversity noun: the biological diversity in an environment as indicated by the number of different species of plants and animals.


Making sense of how life fits together - Bobbi Seleski

Biodiversity eReources


  • Biodiversity
  • Tree of Life Web Project
  • Global Conservation Maps


Atlas of Living Australia

Information on all the known species in Australia aggregated from a wide range of data providers: museums, herbaria, community groups, government departments, individuals and universities.
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library
    The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Human activities that threaten biodiversity

Biodiversity Articles

Disease (affected by biodiversity) 'halves people's incomes' in tropical countries

The study says that poor economic performance is caused partly by high disease burden, which is in turn affected by biodiversity.