Our planet’s diverse ecosystems and wildlife populations are vulnerable. Jungles can become deserts, and reefs can become lifeless rocks. What makes one ecosystem strong and another weak in the face of change? This video explains why biodiversity is the key.
This site from the Convention for Biological Diversity is an indepth look at the importance of biodiversity, what is being lost as biodiversity loses ground against human activities and what action can be taken to preserve the biodiversity of Earth's many different ecosystems.