During 2010 - the International Year of Biodiversity - we've been celebrating the variety of life on earth and boosting awareness of how important it is for our lives. Take a look at some examples of how diverse the natural world can be.
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A six-week research expedition above seamounts in the high seas of the Indian Ocean, led by IUCN, has brought a whole new understanding of seamount ecosystems, as well as a rich collection of data and specimens, including some strange-looking marine creatures, many of which have never been seen before.
Kenya's wildlife in close-up
Take a look at some of Kenya's amazing wildlife.