Ecological Problems

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Unformatted text preview: Ecological Problems Ecological Desertification Desertification • The change of grasslands and range into desert Causes of Desertification Causes • Poor Land Management – Overgrazing – Poor farming techniques – Incorrect irrigation Deforestation Deforestation • Clearing of forests for agriculture, lumber, etc. How Much of Old Growth Forest is Remaining? Remaining? Over-Fishing Over-Fishing • How much has fishing increased over the last 50 years? ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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