This chapter of the Healing Earth e-textbook outlines the scientific meaning of biodiversity and utilizes Ignatian pedagogy to further a reader's understanding of biodiversity's meaning in terms of ethics, morality and spirituality . It includes a case study of the Mirrar people and the mining of uranium in Kakadu; the relationship between biodiversity and evolution; explanations of ecosystems and biomes; and major threats to biodiversity and the ethical, moral, and spiritual needs to counter those threats.
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