Australian Bureau of Statistics
1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003
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Biodiversity (or biological diversity) is the variety of life forms on earth - the different plants, animals and microorganisms, the genes they contain, and the ecosystems of which they form a part. It is not static but constantly changing - increased by genetic change and evolution and reduced by processes such as habitat degradation and extinction. Biodiversity is usually considered at three levels:
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