Biodiversity in Ecology Conservation, Types, Loss and Importance

What is Biodiversity? Biodiversity in ecology is the geographical distribution of all species of plants, animals, insects and the microorganisms inhabiting the earth either in the aquatic or the terrestrial habitats. Biodiversity is a term that combines two words, Bio (life) and diversity (variety). However, biodiversity is defined as the number and variety of organisms found …

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Ecological Zones of Nigeria and Vegetation belts of Nigeria

As the climate and ecology of Nigeria vary, so do the ecological zones of Nigeria. Nigeria has two major ecological zones and they are the Savannah and Forest ecological zones. These ecological zones are subdivided into three each known as Vegetation belt. The Forest zone is subdivided into: Mangrove or Salt water swamp, the Fresh water swamp and the High …

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