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Unformatted text preview: Class 26: Thursday April 17, 2008 Glossary terms pertinent to Class 26 (some to be discussed in Lecture 27): adaptation Austronesian biotic potential, Law of civilization, hallmarks of p19 competitive exclusion differential access to key resources economy, types of: market economy Indonesia International Monetary Fund J-curve market principle primates IIc: APES, B. modern orang-utans Adaptation-Biological, ecological, and behavioral processes by which organisms (and, sometimes, species) change in terms of form or function, in order to cope with environmental stresses, including those deriving from cultural practices; Adaptation to changing environment drives evolutionary change Austronesian-Language family originating in mainland China that spread south and east, throughout Indonesia and Polynesia biotic potential, law of-Rule stating that most organisms have the potential to produce far more offspring than can possibly be supported by their environments, one of the basic principles of evolution by natural selection....
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