INTERNATIONAL YEAR 2010
Biodiversity is the variation of life forms within a given ecosystem, biome, or on the entire Earth. Biodiversity, the variety of life on Earth, is essential to sustain us with health, wealth, food, fuel and the vital services our lives depend on. Biodiversity is often used as a measure of the health of biological systems. The biodiversity found on Earth today consists of many millions of distinct biological species. The year 2010 has been declared as the International Year of Biodiversity
Human activity is causing damage to the diversity of life on Earth. The losses are irreversible, impoverish us all and damage the life support systems we rely on everyday. But we can prevent them. Therefore2010 being the International Year of Biodiversity, let us focus on the urgency of our challenge for the future. Now is the time to act.
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