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Q. Describe 3 threats to biodiversity. 

Solved • Jul 16, 2018

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Q. Why is "climate change" a more appropriate term than "global warming"?

Solved • Jul 2, 2018

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Q. Explain how the Hadley cells function, and what winds they generate.

Solved • Jun 20, 2018

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Q. How do intermediate levels of disturbance influence diversity and community structure ?

Solved • May 14, 2018

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Q. Describe the Water Cycle. Where is the majority of Earth's water stored?

Solved • May 11, 2018

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Q. Describe two examples, one plant and one animal, of how biogeography supports evolutionary theory.

Solved • May 9, 2018

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Q. What is the single greatest threat to biodiversity?a. overharvesting of commercially important speciesb. habitat alteration, fragmentation, and des...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. The main cause of the increase in the amount of CO 2 in Earth's atmosphere over the past 150 years isa. increased worldwide primary production.b. i...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Which of the following factors causes extremely high levels of toxic chemicals in fish-eating birds?a. acid precipitationb. biological magnificatio...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Which of the following outcomes is caused by excessive nutrient runoff into aquatic ecosystems?a. depletion of ozone layerb. acid precipitationc. b...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. What is a critical load?a. the amount of nutrient augmentation necessary to bring a depleted habitat back to its former levelb. the level of a give...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Which of the following criteria have to be met for a species to qualify as invasive?a. endemic to the area, spreads rapidly, and displaces foreign ...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Burning fossil fuels releases oxides of sulfur and nitrogen. These air pollutants can be responsible for ________.a. the death of fish in lakesb. p...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Introduced species can have deleterious effects on biological communities by ________.a. competing with native species for resources and displacing...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Which of the following threats to biodiversity is targeted at specific species rather than groups of species?a. introduced speciesb. habitat destru...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Which of the following terms includes all of the others?a. species diversityb. biodiversityc. genetic diversityd. ecosystem diversity

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Which of the following observations provides the best evidence of a biodiversity crisis?a. the incursion of a non-native speciesb. increasing pollu...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. How is habitat fragmentation related to extinction?a. More soil is subject to erosion.b. Fragments generate silt that negatively affects drainages....

Solved • Aug 18, 2017