Chap30_2008 - 2 What are the two major factors that...

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Chapter 30 Conserving Earth’s Biodiversity Vocabulary biocapacity biodiversity Biosphere reserves conservation biology core reserves critically endangered species ecosystem services endangered species habitat fragmentation overexploitation sustainable development threatened species vulnerable species wildlife corridors Things to know: 1. Study figure 30-1 and understand direct and indirect ecosystem services.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. What are the two major factors that underlie the worldwide decline in biodiversity? 3. How does humanity’s ecological footprint compare with Earth’s biocapacity? 4. List the 5 ways human activities threaten biodiversity. 5. What are some ways individuals and governments are trying to meet human needs sustainably?...
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