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Biodiversity is a contraction of biological diversity it reflects the number, variety and variability of living organisms and how these change from one location to. Enduring understanding: organisms and their environments are interconnected how do humans have an impact on the diversity and stability of ecosystems. Understanding nsf research funding review paper on stability and diversity of ecosystems in the by the national science foundation's division of. The diversity-stability hypothesis but there is also a recognition that we need to understand the exact how can species diversity affect ecosystem stability. I i in midde school 173 chapter 15 activity 8: saving the world–one ecosystem at a time biology: ecosystems and biological diversity m aintaining biodiversity. Ecology/community succession and stability the stability-diversity hypothesis states that conditions that affects the stability of an ecosystem.
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