The BBC's Clare Arthurs looks at some of the words and phrases often used in the news and their meanings in various contexts.
This week: biodiversity
Clare Arthurs on: biodiversity
related to living things
the animals and plants in a particular geographical area and how they interact with each other
the pattern of weather in a particular place
the natural place where particular animals or plants live
- industrial agriculture
farming which takes place on a very large and intensive scale which changes the land where it takes place
A challenge for you
How do you feel about the state of biodiversity in your country? Is it healthy or something that is of concern?
Send us your short 'news story' on this topic and don't forget to use the word 'biodiversity'.
We'll publish our favourites on this page.
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