Biodiversity: Why should we work to preserve the variety of species?

With almost 2 million different named species on our planet, it might seem okay to lose a few. But thanks to decades of biological research, we know there are amazing benefits that we and other organisms get from the diversity of life. Some benefits are obvious and others less so. Check out the articles in this section to gain insights into new advances in biodiversity research so that you can make your own informed decisions.


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