Nature Explorer currently contains information on birds, reptiles, amphibians, rare animals, rare plants, and significant natural communities. The search results are not a definitive statement about
The biodiversity of New York includes all the different species of animals, plants, fungi, and even microorganisms and bacteria living in the state. No one knows the total number of species in New Yor
Biodiversity is important, more than just the 'I want my children to enjoy it' reason. For example, the richness of diversity allows medicines and foods to be naturally available. The natural disaster
Today, species are becoming extinct—disappearing from our planet—at a faster rate than ever before. What's behind this increase, and what can be done to slow or stop it?
It's the differences in this world that make all the difference! Find out why biodiversity is so important to our planet—and what you can do to help protect it.
Biodiversity, the variety of life, is absolutely essential to the health of our planet's ecosystems. Learn more about biodiversity, why we depend on it, and how it is threatened.