Overview9 - Chapter 9 Outline How do we sustain biodiversity Overview The premature extinction of is mainly caused by human activities and ways to

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 9 Outline: How do we sustain biodiversity? Overview: The premature extinction of is mainly caused by human activities and ways to decrease these rates are discussed. The focus is on protecting individual wild species that are threatened and endangered.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The value of wild species: The “species approach” hinges on the premise that all species are important. For what kind’s things can individual species be important? Given what we have learned in the past, why do individual species matter?--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Premature extinction: Threatened (numbers are still abundant in natural ranges but are declining) and endangered (extremely low population levels that might go extinct) species are headed toward extinction due to their vulnerable state and negative impacts from humans. their vulnerable state and negative impacts from humans....
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course ISB 202 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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