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November 4 th Lecture Notes taken by Liz. (ppt) Routine Class Matters ~ This is your last BioG 1109 lecture! Study guide will be posted on the weekend or sooner (ppt Series) Vocabulary review for final! (ppt) Clicker Question Answer = B (ppt) Are we part of nature OR separate from nature? What are “bench marks” ? o Refers to the point in time that we would like to restore an ecological system to. What is the Precautionary Principle ? o If you don’t have enough data to give you the best answer, you follow conservative management decisions. E.g. Conservation biologists would error on the side of biodiversity Who owns nature ? o Would we ever go to war to protect nature? We go to war to fight over resources. We often have to make very difficult decisions about what to save. Conservation biologists are often forced to take a “Triage” approach when making management decisions. o
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