What is biodiversity and why should we care?

By |2018-08-31T16:51:42+00:00December 21st, 2016|Art, Biodiversity, Species|0 Comments

“The earth is our home. Unless we preserve the rest of life, as a sacred duty, we will be endangering ourselves by destroying the home in which we evolved, and on which we completely depend.”                                                   

                                                                                          – Edward O. Wilson                                                                                                

Simply put, biodiversity is the variety of life. But what exactly is this variety of life, and how is it represented in the natural world?