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(of a habitat or region) having a high level of biodiversity.‘Australia is one of the most biodiverse regions on earth’
- ‘The country's forests are among the richest and most biodiverse in the world, but they are rapidly disappearing.’
- ‘Since we do not overlook a major flyway or biodiverse habitat, the odds are significantly stacked against noticing a brand new bird in our own backyard.’
- ‘Being as Ecuador is the most bio-diverse country on the planet, this task took me all day.’
- ‘For the consumer: biodiverse foods are healthier than foods that are the product of monocropping.’
- ‘Over the past 30 years, the world has lost fully a fifth of all biodiverse tropical rainforests.’
- ‘Nor should any biodiverse ecosystem be damaged to grow biofuels.’
- ‘At the same time, the Tweed is one of the most ecologically biodiverse areas in Australia.’
- ‘Our carbon offset donation to Rainforest Concern is used to protect and re-plant the most biodiverse habitat in the world.’
- ‘Coral reef systems are one of the most fragile and biodiverse ecosystems on Earth.’
- ‘But, since the biodiverse services of nature are irreplaceable and non-negotiable, eventually we will all be on board or we will be desperately diminished.’
- ‘Ecuador is the seventeenth most biodiverse country in the world, home to over 80 native potato varieties.’
- ‘In fact, more than one-tenth of Illinois is forest, with a biodiverse quilt of 250 tree species.’
- ‘I've heard that some macro photographers have spent days here shooting in what is arguably the most biodiverse site anywhere.’
- ‘Here I was in the Amazon rainforest - the world's largest, most biodiverse ecosystem, the lungs of our planet.’
- ‘This is thought to be a proximate explanation that results in the tropics being more biodiverse than the temperate zone.’
- ‘My final year thesis involved studying the interactions between bees and plants in a very biodiverse area of Mexico.’
- ‘The spare land left over from the building the motorway is probably the most biodiverse area anywhere round there.’
- ‘In Colombia, one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, there are over 500 species of frogs living in the northern Andes.’
- ‘We didn't know whether the soil would simply blow away, or if a truly bio-diverse culture could spring up so high above ground.’
- ‘And I was delighted to see the treatment for this film, focusing in on New York City as a biodiverse environment.’
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