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5 Matching questions

  1. The World Conservation Union
  2. Ecotourism
  3. Sustainable Logging
  4. The rarer the species
  5. Using Genetic Diversity
  1. a the higher the price on the black market
  2. b strip logging (cycles of logging) to prevent erosion - good for local logging
  3. c using land being destroyed for a tourist attraction (nature sanctuary) can save the land and animals plus bring in profits (Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve)
  4. d gene transfers may boost the production of corn for people in Mexico
  5. e has documented 800 extinctions since 1500

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. commercially produced energy has negative impacts on the environment
  2. habitats that contain many endemic species
  3. riparian zones: narrow corridors of vegatation along a stream or river (very important). cattle zones are moved away from river or streambanks (alternate water source)
  4. a species that has population levels so low it faces extinction
  5. The National Institute of Biodiversity of Costa Rica ises samples for medicine and shares the findings

5 True/False questions

  1. indicator speciesone that is confined to the limited area where it evolved (more likely to go extinct than those with more widespread distribution) - ex: giant pandas


  2. fossil fuels canpoison and destroy our biosphere


  3. renewable energy sourcesa species that has population levels so low it faces extinction


  4. desertificationmany kinds of organisms in different habitats all become extinct in a short period of time


  5. mass extinctiona conversion of grassland or woodland to desert