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biologisk mangfold



biological diversity

Definitions of biologisk mangfold

Defined in section 3(c) of the Norwegian Nature Diversity Act as ecosystem and species variability and intra-species genetic variability, and the ecological relationships between ecosystem components.

Note that synonymous terms include "biodiversitet" (biodiversity) and "biomangfold" (also called biodiversity).

A further closely related term is "naturmangfold" (natural diversity), defined in section 3(i) of the Norwegian Nature Diversity Act as biological, geological and landscape diversity that is not largely a result of human influence.