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1

What effects are humans having on the Earth?

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2

What is the Millenium ecosystem assessment and how do we use biodiversity?

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3

How do we define, measure, and assess biodiversity?

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4

Where should conservation efforts be focussed?

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5

What is DNA barcoding?

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6

How do we decide which areas to conserve?

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7

What is conservation bias?

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8

Who is most threatened by extinction?

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9

What are refugee species and how do they come about?

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10

What are the problems of small populations?

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11

How do we measure genetic diversity?

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12

How do we measure inbreeding?

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13

What is outbreeding depression?

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14

What is the minimum viable population?

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15

What is captive breeding, adv/diadv, and has it been successful? Include an example

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16

What are edge effects?

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17

What are the effects of fragmentation?

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18

What models of migration are there and what are their assumptions?

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19

What is isolation by distance?

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20

How can population structure and migration be estimated?

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21

How can we display population genetics data?

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22

How does population history affect current population genetics?

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23

How can we manage fragmented populations?

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24

What are the potentially negative effects of corridors?

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25

How much gene flow is enough?

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26

Do habitat corridors work?

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27

How can we monitor populations?

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28

How do we predict future population growth?

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29

How can we prevent poaching?

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30

Is it ever okay to trophy hunt?

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