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  1. El Nino
  2. Endangered Species Act
  3. Extinction
  4. Exotic Species
  5. Gasohol
  1. a The federal legislation that mandates protection of species and their habitats that are in danger of extinction.
  2. b The death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.
  3. c Major climatic phenomenon characterized by the movement of unusually warm surface water ito the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. Results in extensive disruption of weather around the world.
  4. d A blend of 90% gasoline and 10% alcohol, used to help extend gasoline supplies.
  5. e A nonnative species introduced to an area. may experience exponential growth due to a lack of natural predators, and take over valuable native species

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the wood used in many developing countries for cooking and heating
  2. The theory that ecosystems have natural checks and balances.
  3. A stage in the ecological succession of a lake where nutrient rich water provides abundant growth of algae and or other aquatic plants. Called middle-aged lake.
  4. A species where the population is declining, and may be endanger of extinction without positive human intervention. Reasons are habitat destruction and pollution. organisms include specialists that need specific habitat needs.
  5. A bay open to the ocean at one end and receiving fresh water from a river at the other end, hence mixing of fresh and salt water occurs.

5 True/False questions

  1. Fuel assemblythe wood used in many developing countries for cooking and heating


  2. Environmental ResistanceThe branch of science that studies environmental issues.


  3. Exponential IncreaseThe branch of science that studies environmental issues.


  4. EpicenterAlso known as airplants, some nutrients for the air. usually tropical plants grow on trees but are not parasitic.


  5. Fossil fuelsTakes into account all the food chains in an ecosystem.


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