Biodiversity

Information about Biodiversity

Published on January 12, 2009

Author: kdr921

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BIODIVERSITY : By: Mr. B. del Rosario 1st Quarter BIOLOGY Paref-Southridge School BIODIVERSITY BIODIVERSITY BIODIVERSITY : refers to the variety of species in a specific area increases as one moves toward the equator (WHY?) BIODIVERSITY Why is biodiversity important? : Why is biodiversity important? According to ecologists… : According to ecologists… …without it, we will not survive. BIODIVERSITY : BIODIVERSITY supports many basic natural services for humans, such as fresh water, fertile soil and clean air helps pollinate our flowers and crops, clean up our waste and put food on the table Loss of Biodiversity : Loss of Biodiversity Threats to Biodiversity : Threats to Biodiversity Habitat loss Habitat fragmentation Edge effect Habitat degradation Water pollution Land pollution Exotic species Habitat Loss : Habitat Loss Habitat Fragmentation : Habitat Fragmentation Edge Effect : Edge Effect Habitat Degradation : Habitat Degradation Water Pollution : Water Pollution Land Pollution : Land Pollution Exotic Species : Exotic Species Exotic Species : Exotic Species Conservation of Biodiversity : Conservation of Biodiversity Conservation Biology – study and implementation of methods to protect biodiversity Legal Protections of species Preserving habitats Habitat corridors Conservation of Biodiversity : Conservation of Biodiversity Working with people (park rangers and the like) Reintroduction and species preservation programs Captivity Protecting plant species References : References 1. news.filefront.com/.../05/homer-screaming.gif 2. www.plusnothing.com/.../HomerSuspicious.gif 3. bdol.glencoe.com 4. www2.warwick.ac.uk/.../faqs/biodiversity.jpg 5. www.wwf.org.au/assets/illegal-logging-peru.jpg 6. www.worstpreviews.com/images/madagascar2.gif 7. www.nwf.org/.../images/011999/tiger01.jpg 8. www.duke.edu/.../bio217/ekc7/deerpark.jpg References : References 9. static.zsl.org/.../gorilla-massacre-2958.jpg 10. advocacy.britannica.com/blog/advocacy/wp-cont... 11. www.wcs.org/media/image/Duluth-SCBConference_... 12. www.chhimipenjo.com/.../07/ea_desktop_1_md.jpg 13. www.oregonforests.org/assets/images/fl/xcut.jpg 14. upload.wikimedia.org/.../800px-Edge_Effect.jpg 15. www.al.umces.edu/~bhilderbrand/images/threats.jpg 16. www.chass.utoronto.ca/.../Tree/image004.jpg References : References 17. www2.dwci.edu/.../Beltran-3-Smokey-Mountain.jpg 18. img.dailymail.co.uk/.../boatman1EPA_468x319.jpg 19. www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au/.../Water-pollution.jpg 20. www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/images/content/1... 21. www.bagofnothing.com/.../2006/10/CaneToad2.jpeg 22. www.digiscoped.com/files/treesparrow390.jpg 23. www.nicabeachfront.com/granada1isla-Tilapia1.jpg 24. www.evertebrata.de/mediac/400_0/media/Achatin... 25. www.pinoytravelblog.com/.../pulilan_carabao.jpg

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