Lecture1HumanEcologyWQ2009

Lecture1HumanEcologyWQ2009 - Ecology Nature and Society(ANT...

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Ecology, Nature and Society (ANT 101/ESP 101) Instructor: Dr. Susan Glover 1 Saturday, January 3, 2009
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Europe at Night 2 Saturday, January 3, 2009
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Importance of Human Ecology sea otters once widely distributed around the Pacific Rim intense hunting for pelts in 1700s and 1800s population near extinction fur industry collapsed 3 Saturday, January 3, 2009
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Importance of Human Ecology CA legislation allowed sea otter population to increase in mid 1990s However, increasing otter population decreased fish stocks (abalone, lobster, sea urchins) 4 Saturday, January 3, 2009
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Importance of Human Ecology increased otter population, decreased urchin population, which increased kelp population Kelp allows for abalone farming and fertilizer 5 Saturday, January 3, 2009
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Importance of Human Ecology In Alaska, killer whales started preying on otters Because of sea lion population collapse? 6 Saturday, January 3, 2009
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Importance of Human Ecology 1950s and 1960s Nile Perch introduced to Lake Victoria To boost local food supplies and economy 7 Saturday, January 3, 2009
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