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I. Answer the following questions relating to the class lecture. 1. Biological Pollution A) Define Environmental Pollution. Biological Pollution Lab Worksheet
B) What is an invasive species and what general characteristics do they share?
C) Name 2 invasive species in Florida.
2. Conservation of Natural Areas A) What is conservation and what economic benefits might conservation provide to humans?
B) Describe 2 United States laws or statues that relate to conservation (In your answer include a brief description of the purpose of the law and what type of animals or organisms it protects).
C) Name 2 international unions or treaties that are dedicated to conservation. (In your answer include a brief explanation of their purpose and what specific things they might do to conserve species/habitats)
D) Name 2 federally listed endangered species found in Florida.
II. Identification of Native and Non-native Plants in South Florida To complete this assignment, you will have to go through the lecture slides and some internet resources to describe the following plants. I have included an example response in Page 11-12 for your use. This example will help you describe and identify the invasive and non-invasive species. 1
The answers do not have to follow the format of this document. You could include your answers in a separate sheet, just makes sure to accurately label each question (Use the species name and number of the question) Species: MANGROVE NATIVE or INVASIVE

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