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Conservation Biology & Protecting Biodiversity - Chapter Summary
If you are looking for assistance in better understanding conservation biology, this short chapter can help. Review fun lessons that examine actions being taken across the globe in response to the loss of biodiversity. By the end of this chapter, you will have the knowledge to:
- Define and discuss the principles of conservation biology
- List types of global environmental issues and treaties created to address them
- Explain the role of IUCN and CITES in the world of conservation
Access the lessons anytime while at home or anywhere you can secure an Internet connection. Review them in your sequence of choice and visit them as often as needed to ensure you fully comprehend the methods used to protect biodiversity. At any time, assess your understanding of the lessons by taking multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam.
1. What Is Conservation Biology? - Definition & Principles
Conservation biology aims to reduce the human impact on the environment by looking for the causes and possible solutions to these problems. In this lesson, you'll learn about conservation biology and the different types of conservation.
2. Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties
The following lesson defines and then discusses examples of global environmental issues, such as global climate change and pollution. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
3. Role of IUCN & CITES in Conservation
Some resources, especially those of the natural world do not last forever if used unsustainably. These plants and animals can be connected globally. To be successful in protecting them, regulations need to span countries across the world. In order to accomplish these conservation goals the IUCN and CITES were established. Lets look in further detail at these agencies and there roles in global conservation efforts.
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- Atmosphere, Climate & Air Pollution
- Soil & Land Pollution & Conservation
- Population Growth & Its Impact on Poverty
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