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The variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems. Biodiversity is a contraction of 'biological diversity'.
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
See also synthesis paper on 'Link between biodiversity and ecosystem services'
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