The number of different species in an area.
A species that influences the survival of many other species in an ecosystem.
The structure in an organism's cells that carry its hereditary information.
The disappearance of all the members of a species from Earth.
A species in danger of becoming extinct in the near future.
A species that could become endangered in the near future.
The loss of a natural habitat.
Breaking a large habitat into smaller, isolated pieces.
The illegal killing or removal of wildlife from their habitat.
The mating of animals in zoos or wildlife preserves.
All the individual differences within a population.
A habitat that supports many different niches.
Economic Value of Biodiversity
When an animal provides food, clothing, medicine, tourism, and other useful products.
Ecological Value of Biodiversity
When an animal in connected to other animals and can influence another animals survival.
Factors that affect Biodiversity
Area, Climate, and Niche Diversity