The importance of biodiversity.

“Without biodiversity, there is no future for humanity,” says Prof. David Macdonald of the University of Oxford.

This simple sentence would be enough to show how important and complex the study of biodiversity of our planet is and how the ever increasing global loss of biodiversity represents a serious threat for our present but above all for our future.

Damian Carrington explains it in an article that recently appeared on the pages of The Guardian.

Regarding biodiversity, we remind you that the fundraising campaign for the DolPhInS Project is still active on All4Science.com. The DolPhInS Project (Dolphin Photo Identification Study) aims to perform a deeper assessment of bottlenose dolphins population in the central Tyrrhenian Sea: this marine species plays a key role as an indicator of environmental quality and of local biodiversity.

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