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What is biodiversity
The official definition of biodiversity, as adapted by UN Convention on Biological Diversity is "the variability among living organisms from all sources, including, 'inter alia', terrestrial, marine, and other aquatic ecosystems, and the ecological complexes of which they are part: this includes diversity withinspecies, between species and of ecosystems"
Simply speaking, it is the variation in the life forms in a given ecosystem. More the biodiversity, healthier is the ecosystem.
Overview of the module
This module is split up into four sections, each highlighting a different aspect of India's biodiversity
|Section 1||India as a megadiverse nation||Examples of the enormous biodiversity of India|
|Section 2||Geography and Climate of India||Reasons why India is a megadiverse country|
|Section 3||Biodiversity and Indian society||The impact of biodiversity on India's religion, cuisine and healing systems|
|Section 4||Rare and Interesting species of India||As the name suggests|
|Testing||Final Quiz||Questions related to concepts and facts learned in this module|
- Wikipedia article on Wildlife of India Accessed: Nov 1, 2010