07 Biodiversity

07 Biodiversity - change etc R = resistant to disease...

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1 Biodiversity Variety of organisms and interactions Habitat diversity Nesting and feeding Species diversity Predators and prey Genetic diversity Disease resistance and survival Loss of Biodiversity Loss of habitat Drainage of wetlands Agriculture Logging Introduction of exotics Weeds, insects, mammals, birds, fish Over hunting and poaching Monocultures lack biodiversity Problems: Weeds, Insects, disease Legislation National Wilderness Preservation System Act 1964 National Environmental Policy Act 1969 Water Pollution Control Act 1972 Endangered Species Act 1973 Invasive Species Kudzu Zebra muscle Spotted Knapweed Endangered species
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2 Extinct species Selection S = susceptible . . to disease, predation, climate
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Unformatted text preview: change, etc. R = resistant . . to disease, predation, climate change, etc. S S S S S S S R S S S S S S R S S S S S R S S R S S S S S S S R S S S S S S S S S R S S S Selection S = susceptible . . to disease, predation, climate change, etc. R = resistant . . to disease, predation, climate change, etc. R R R R R R S R S R R R R R R S R R R S R R R R R R R R R R S R R R R R R R R R R R R R R Selection S = susceptible . . to disease, predation, climate change, etc. R = resistant . . to disease, predation, climate change, etc. R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R...
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