PEER DISCUSSION QUESTIONS (2)

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WARMING UP FOODWEBS: PEER DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 1. The title is “Species Response to Environmental Change: Impacts of Food Web  Interactions and Evolution”.  What do you think are the objectives of the study? 2. Why is this study significant?  Explain: “Our results illustrate how ecological and  evolutionary complexities should be incorporated into predictions of the consequences of  environmental change for species’ populations”.  3. Explain the each of the “three complexities” mentioned in the article: a. Change in a species’ population growth rate depends not only how the species  interacts ecologically with other species in the ecosystem, but also on the  strengths of these interactions and how the strengths change during  environmental disturbances.  b. Species may evolve tolerance to the environmental change. c.
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