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Why Biodiversity Matters: Mapping the Linkages between Biodiversity and the SDGs

By Elsa Tsioumani, Ph.D. – SDG Knowledge Hub – July 16, 2019
Biodiversity is a concept difficult to understand or appreciate, let alone regulate and communicate. Defined in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) as “the variability among living organisms from all sources including … diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems,” the term attempts to reflect the variation of, and interaction among, all life on Earth. Biodiversity matters, whether or not we think that specific species, genes or ecosystems are of direct interest to human needsRead full story here.

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