UGA BIOL 1108 - ConservationBiology (4 pages)

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Biol 1108 - Principles Bio Ii

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BIOL 1108 Edition 1nd Lecture 25 Outline of Last Lecture I Learning Objectives II In The News III Ecosystem IV Thermodynamics V Productivity VI Energy Transfer VII Biogeochemical Cycles Outline of Current Lecture I Learning Objectives II In The News III Levels of Biodiversity IV Conservation at the Population Level V Conservation at the Landscape Level VI Human Impacts on the Earth Current Lecture I Learning Objectives Describe threats to biodiversity including human impacts Apply principles of biology to conservation and sustainable development practices These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute II III IV V In the News Why is it that the people of Tibet are able to survive at very high altitudes Levels of Biodiversity Goals of conservation conserve diversity and ecosystem services sustainable development Field need to be integrated and accomplish goals include ecology genetics and economics o Mix of life and social sciences to convince people o Stakeholders governments citizens non government organizations Genetic Diversity in a vole population o Within and between population o Adaptations to local conditions Species Diversity o Interaction between species Community and Ecosystem Diversity o Food chains energy flows and nutrient distributions Endangered species organisms in danger of extinction throughout all or a portion of its range Threatened species likely to become endangered 4 Biggest Threats to Biodiversity o Habitat Loss 73 extinct endangered rare vulnerable species are due to this o Introduced species 40 of extinctions since 1750 o Overharvesting o Global change Climate change Global warming Affected by CO2 Conservation at the Population Level Population size Genetic diversity Critical habitat Small populations o Concern genetic diversity Declining population o Concern environmental factors biotic abiotic Conservation at the Landscape Level



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