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Unit: Biodiversity and conservation

Discover why a high diversity of species sustains ecosystems, which in turn provide important services to humans. This content is provided by the California Academy of Sciences.
Research, education, individual action, and public policy all have important roles to play in protecting biodiversity. That means there's a lot you, personally, can do to preserve species and ecosystems - whoever you may be, and wherever you may live! This content is provided by the California Academy of Sciences.
Learn how to recognize the genetic, ecosystem, and evolutionary levels of biodiversity. Along with species richness, these levels play crucial roles in conservation. Content provided by the California Academy of Sciences.

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