Pasar al contenido principal


1) Genetic diversity: the variation between individuals and between populations within a species; species diversity: the different types of plants, animals and other life forms within a region; community or ecosystem diversity: the variety of habitats found within an area (grassland, marsh, and woodland for instance. 2) An umbrella term to describe collectively the variety and variability of nature. It encompasses three basic levels of organisation in living systems: the genetic, species, and ecosystem levels. Plant and animal species are the most commonly recognized units of biological diversity, thus public concern has been mainly devoted to conserving species diversity. (Source: GEMET/ WRES / GILP96)

In other languages

diversité biologique
Chino, simplificado
التنوع الحيوي - التنوع البيولوجي

Explore content

Follow up the links below to see InforMEA content related to biodiversidad coming up from several external sources.

Multilateral environment agreements tagged with biodiversidad

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with biodiversidad. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica
Convenio de Estocolmo
Convenio de Rotterdam
United Nations Environment Assembly