Finding space in our city for nature

In a world where technology plays an increasingly important role, and science is invoked almost as often as the Bible, few people understand what good science is. In principle, science is considered

Let s understand that species have both aesthetic and utilitarian values

But they should not detract from conserving biodiversity in all its dimensions

Biodiversity conservation has revolved around creation of lists that prioritise species for protection. Conservation laws of many nations create lists of species to be protected, while international instruments, such as the cites, have appendices listing species that are prioritised for protection. The best-known of these is the World Conservation Union-International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (iucn) Red List.

Though almost all people sensitive to the environment agree on the need to conserve biodiversity