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lec08_09 - Lectures 8&9, ES2, Ecosystems 2&3 Lecture...

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1 Lecture Outline Human Domination of Ecosystems Biological Diversity Succession Endangered Species/Extinction Restoration Ecology
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2 Human Domination of Ecosystems Not a global disaster Land transformations are most significant alteration of Earth’s ecosystems Alterations of biogeochemical cycles Modification of ecological resources San Fernando Valley Before Development
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3 San Fernando Valley After Development What Can We Do To Reduce Human Footprint ? Reduce human population Increase our understanding of ecosystems and links to human processes Increase human involvment in management
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4 Biological Diversity (three concepts) Genetic diversity Habitat diversity Species diversity Factors That Can Change Species Diversity Some increases diversity Some decrease diversity
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5 Slow Food Movement: Started 1980s in Italy Alternative to large scale industrialization of agriculture and its environmental impacts Fostering appreciation for and protection
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2009 for the course ENV S 2 taught by Professor Keller during the Winter '09 term at UCSB.

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