The Biodiverse Development Foundation

Now and then, we all tend to forget about the importance of biodiversity, why it is essential for the preservation of every cultural and natural heritage, and for the protection of our unique ecosystems.

Put simply, biodiversity is the diversity of life on earth, it includes the variability among all living organisms, terrestrial, aquatic, and so on. Understanding how biodiversity works, the importance of every form of life on earth, from the wide range of plants to every animal species living in their natural environment, is essential for the improvement and conservation of human welfare. Such things as food security, improving nutrition, the air we breathe, the water we drink, all comes down to biodiversity.

And for Robert van de Griend, founder of the Biodiverse Development Foundation (BDF), conserving biodiversity is a priority.

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4 benefits of having indoor plants

We can all agree with it: houseplants are pretty. They make your home feel more welcoming and give you a feeling of comfort. Having houseplants is like having pets all around. You can talk to them, look after them, and they keep you company. Plus, the greenie look is also becoming quite trendy.

Over the last few years, houseplants have made a big come back: they are everywhere.

But having indoor plants is not only good for decoration, it also happens to be really healthy. From boosting mood to improving the quality of the air, having plants can make you feel better. And since the hibernation season is back and heading outside sounds like a nightmare, having indoor plants will enable you to still enjoy the benefits of having nature around.

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