Sophie Pierce

University of Oxford

Sophie Pierce - University of Oxford

My childhood was filled with trips to National Trust areas of natural beauty, and this love of nature and outdoors adventures encouraged me to pursue research in biodiversity and conservation management. I am particularly interested in science communication and am a contributor to the Trusted Source project.

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What is biodiversity?

Biodiversity is the amazing variety of wildlife. There are hundreds of species of plants and animals, and all of them are different. Each one plays a vital part in the patchwork of nature. Another way to think about it is simply, ‘big nature.’

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