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Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology: You Might Need To Conserve Your Energy For This True or False

1. What is species richness?The genetic diversity of a particular species.
2. Which is currently the biggest threat to biodiversity?Acid rain
3. What does intrinsic value mean?Species are more important for conservation if they have higher intrinsic value.
4. What is the term for the functions nature provides to humans?Ecosystem services
5. What is an ecological footprint?The area of land and water that is necessary to support a given lifestyle
6. Which method is used to estimate the number of breeding individuals in a population?Effective population size
7. Which part of a habitat fragment is usually of the lowest quality?The interior
8. What is bycatch?The non-target fish and other organisms caught while fishing for one particular organism
9. Which of these pollutants bioaccumulates?Methane
10. Which best describes the resource conservation ethic?Private organizations should manage land use.

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