Lec 35 - Lecture 35 BIS2B Fall 200 Global Change Ecology...

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1 Lecture 35 BIS2B Fall 200 Global Change Ecology The Tragedy of the Commons SOLVED !
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2 The Holocene morphs into the Anthropocene We make the scene!
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3 Quaternary Period 1.8mya Pleistocene (‘most recent”) Epoch. 1.11 – 0.12mya, hominids. Holocene (“recent whole”) Epoch. last 10-12 thousand years, Homo sapiens. aka the Anthropocene, during which Humans have come to affect geology, hydrology, pollute the sea and the air, and diminish biodiversity.
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4 Our First Big Hit? Quaternary Megafaunal Extinctions Climate had changed many times before human arrival s . Megafaunal extinctions occurred, continent by continent, only after humans arrived. Barnosky 2008. PNAS
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5 Koch & Barnosky 2006 AREES
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6 http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/journey/
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8 Extinctions with Homo sapiens on the scene. 1. Late Quaternary megafauna. 2. Last few centuries, Birds, global http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_extinct_birds Mammals, global http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_extinct_mammals Animals, Asia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_extinct_animals_of_Asia Chinese River Dolphin
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Lec 35 - Lecture 35 BIS2B Fall 200 Global Change Ecology...

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