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Wildlife worldwide

01 Oct 2020, 11:18 GMT+10

Dew drops from a frond at Jiaxi nature reserve in south China's Hainan Province, April 22, 2012. (Xinhua/Jiang Enyu)

BEIJING, Oct.1 (Xinhua) -- Biodiversity and ecosystems are essential for human progress and prosperity.

Biodiversity is the foundation of ecosystem services to which human well-being is intimately linked. People must work together to build a better future for all life on Earth.

Photo taken on Oct. 9, 2017 shows a blue-footed booby and a marine iguana on the Santa Cruz Island, one of the Galapagos Islands, in Ecuador. (Xinhua/Xu Rui)

A fennec fox cub plays in a sand pit at the Night Safari in Singapore, on Feb. 15, 2017. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)

A toucan is seen at Pantanal Wetland in South America, Dec. 12, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhang Qiang)

Takins walk in a forest in the Qinling Mountains, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 27, 2019. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

A giant panda is seen at the Qinling research center of giant panda breeding in Zhouzhi County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Sept. 23, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao)

A Tibetan antelope is seen in Hoh Xil, northwest China's Qinghai Province, May 19, 2015. (Xinhua/Wu Gang)

An egret flies over trees at the Dafeng Milu National Nature Reserve in the city of Yancheng, east China's Jiangsu Province, June 26, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Xiang)

Guards stand near the female northern white rhino called Najin inside an open enclosure at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Nanyuki, Kenya, April 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

A crested ibis feeds nestlings at Tianling Village of Yangxian County in Hanzhong City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 2, 2018. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Flamingoes forage at beach in Namibia, Sept. 26, 2019. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng)

Photo taken on May 13, 2009 shows a Long-eared Jerboa at the scenic spot of the Mountain of Flames (Huoyanshan) in Turpan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (Photo by Liu Jian/Xinhua)

Several red-crowned cranes are pictured at a breeding center for crane species in Panjin, northeast China's Liaoning Province, May 9, 2019. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)

Photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows blossoms of Chinese dove trees (Davidia Involucrata Baill) at Longcanggou National Forest Park of Yingjing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Smooth-coated otters are seen beside a river in Singapore, March 3, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)

Photo taken on March 27, 2019 shows water lily Victoria amazonica at the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Photo taken on May 28, 2020 shows fishes and sea anemone at a marine ranch in the sea area of Wuzhizhou Island in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province. (Xinhua/Yang Guanyu)

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