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208. Measuring Biodiversity

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Biodiversity is a word that is commonly used in the popular media although its meaning is not always made clear. In this Environmental Studies Factsheet we will explain:
• The meaning of the word biodiversity.
• How we measure species diversity.
• How a knowledge of species diversity is important in the conservation of unimproved chalk grassland.

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January 2016

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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