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1. According to your required reading, Convention on Biological Diversity, the major, worldwide threats to biodiversity are population growth and consumption, climate change and global warming, conversion and urbanization, invasive species, over-exploitation of natural resources and environmental . Answer Key: resource, habitat, alien, degradation2. Which of the following soil conservation issues occurs due to improper irrigation increasing the soil’s salinity?Contour PlowingDesertificaitonSoil SalinizaitonSoil ErosionAnswer Key: C Soil salinization 3. Which of the following threats to federal lands is defined as an introduced species that out-competes native species and reduces biodiversity?Degradation Invasive SpeciesOvergrazingDeforestationAnswer Key: BInvasive species 4. Which of the following conservation strategies focuses on preserving whole ecosystems through parks and refuges? I missed this one. I put Restoration ecology, It was clearly In situ conservationRestoration ecology
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Biodiversity, Convention on Biological Diversity, Overnutrition, following soil conservation issues