Strategic ways to ensure that our conservation

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strategic ways to ensure that our conservation efforts make the greatest contribution to  preserving global biodiversity. Two main variables determine how we prioritize  conservation targets and actions are: irreplaceability and vulnerability. Week Five Describe the value of genetic diversity in populations of plants and animals. The importance of genetic diversity in different populations is to ensure that it reduces  the possibility of breeding among close relatives of that species. Also it is specific traits  that these species have evolved to in the response to the environment to assist with the  species chances of survival. There is no way for a species to predict the future or be  able to adapt to all environmental surroundings. This is why genetic diversity is so  important to different species; it influences how well the species will adapt to future 
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natural and biotic environments. If a group of species were to co-habitat in a fully stable  physical and biological environment, then a small range of phenotypes would be able to  adapt to these surroundings, but if the environment was sparse, or included a variety of  diseases, and predators then slight differences among the species would increase the  likelihood that some of the species would not survive to reproduce. 
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