Lecture_4_Global_Biodiversity_Resources_2008B

Lecture_4_Global_Biodiversity_Resources_2008B - UGB 216E...

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Global Biodiversity Resources Lawal M. MARAFA, Ph.D UGB 216E Resource Issues in the Age of Globalization
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Generic Questions: What do we know about biodiversity? The Importance of Biodiversity What are the values and functions of Biodiversity? Are these values and functions relevant locally in Hong Kong? Interactions between human and environment How does this knowledge affect us in Hong Kong? Global Biodiversity Resources
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Outline What is Biodiversity? What do we (humans) want from Biodiversity? What is the global Trend? Global environmental change and Biodiversity Future of Biodiversity Global Biodiversity Resources
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Interactions between human and environment Global Biodiversity Resources
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Impacts of Habitat Modification Increased Human Presence Alteration leads to more alteration People’s influence expands and intensifies Global Biodiversity Resources
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Impacts of Habitat Modification Introduced Species Intentionally Unintentionally ( The second strongest force ) Global Biodiversity Resources
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course UGB 216 taught by Professor Marafa during the Spring '11 term at CUHK.

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