Problems of biodiversity: Mythology and reality

Problems of biodiversity: Mythology and reality ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2013, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 439–441. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2013. Original Russian Text © E.V. Ivanter, 2013, published in Ekologiya, 2013, No. 5, pp. 395–397. BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS E. V. Ivanter Petrozavodsk State University, pr. Lenina 33, Petrozavodsk, 185910 Russia email: Received January 9, 2013 Keywords: biodiversity, methodological approaches, terms and notions DOI: 10.1134/S1067413613050068 It is difficult to find a scientific notion more widely is required for improving the stability and flourishing used today than the notion of biodiversity. It is used to of any community and that the higher the biodiversity, the point and beside the point by everyone, from high the better it should be for the community. This view, school students to retirees, but only a few assign at primitive in essence, is now incarnated in an extreme least some meaning to this word. Others use it merely form in the calls to do all it takes for maintaining and as a fashionable academese term, a token of belonging increasing biological diversity, instead of conserving to a progressive scientific community. Biodiversity has nature as such. Considering that, for example, that the become “our everything,” although about 30–40 years Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

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