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Bio Pl 240 Fall, 2007 Sample questions- Biodiversity 1. List three factors which contribute to species extinction/decline in biodiversity. 2. What is meant by the “instrumental value” of biodiversity? 3. What is the difference between species abundance and species richness, when assessing the
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Unformatted text preview: diversity of an ecosystem? 4. What are the steps involved in preserving a species through the Endangered Species Act? 5. What factors should one consider when designing a nature preserve?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2008 for the course BIOPL 2400 taught by Professor Silva,t. during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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