web quiz 24 - 1 Of the following, which best describes...

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1 Of the following, which best describes conservation biology? The study of ecosystems with regards to the maintenance of their functions and diversity. The study of the formation of new ecosystems over time. The attempt by interested citizens to create social, political, and economic policies that promote the preservation of wild places. The controlled application of fire, or other disturbances, to promote the preservation of a desired species in an area. The examination of past changes in ecosystems, and the study of the causes of these changes. 2. In order to manage the continued existence in the wild of grizzly bears many things must be considered. Which one of the following choices is a consideration which is least important for the management of grizzly bears in the wild? (Photograph below shows a grizzly bear being fitted with a radiotransmitter.) Knowing the typical area over which a grizzly bear ranges in its life time Monitoring the effective population size of grizzly bears in the wild over time Applying disturbance to the forest, such as fire, so that a successional stage more supportive of grizzly bear is promoted Removal of competing species of bears so that the native species can dominate an area again
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