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Unformatted text preview: k n o wn a s ch aracter d isp lacemen t Wh en two sp ecies b attle fo r reso u rces u n til o n e is d riv en lo cally ex tin ct, th e p ro cess is called : co mp etitiv e ex clu sio n Co n serv atio n b io lo g y d raws fro m all b u t wh ich o f th e fo llo win g d iscip lin es? p h y sical scien ces, eco n o mics, so cial scien ces, b io lo g ical scien ces Bio d iv ersity _ _ _ _ _ h av e b een id en tified b ased o n h ig h b io d iv ersity an d immin en t th reats cau sed b y h u man activ ities h o tsp o ts sp ecies rich n ess ten d s to in crease to ward s th e eq u ato r A sp ecies fo u n d ONLY with in a certain reg io n is said to b e _ _ _ _ to th at reg io n En d emic Acco rd in g to islan d b io g eo g rap h y th eo ry , th e h ig h est n u mb ers o f sp ecies wo u ld b e fo u n d o n islan d s th at: are larg e in size an d n ear to co n tin en ts Ex p o n en tial g ro wth can co n tin u e in d efin itely o n ly if: No n e o f th e ab o v e is co rrect, ex p o n en tial g ro wth can n o t co n tin u e in d efin itely . Wh at may may h ap p en wh en a p o p u latio n ex ceed s its carry in g cap acity ? ­th e p o p u latio n will slo w d eclin e u n til it reach es its carry in g cap acity an d flu ctu ate ab o u t th at n u mb er ­ th e p o p u latio n may sh o o t p ast its carry in g cap acity to o q u ick ly an d crash Th e n u mb er o f sp ecies o n an islan d rep resen ts a b alan ce b etween : Th e rate o f immig ratio n to th e islan d...
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