Flashcards in Conservation Deck (36)
What effects are humans having on the Earth?
What is the Millenium ecosystem assessment and how do we use biodiversity?
How do we define, measure, and assess biodiversity?
Where should conservation efforts be focussed?
What is DNA barcoding?
How do we decide which areas to conserve?
What is conservation bias?
Who is most threatened by extinction?
What are refugee species and how do they come about?
What are the problems of small populations?
How do we measure genetic diversity?
How do we measure inbreeding?
What is outbreeding depression?
What is the minimum viable population?
What is captive breeding, adv/diadv, and has it been successful? Include an example
What are edge effects?
What are the effects of fragmentation?
What models of migration are there and what are their assumptions?
What is isolation by distance?
How can population structure and migration be estimated?
How can we display population genetics data?
How does population history affect current population genetics?
How can we manage fragmented populations?
What are the potentially negative effects of corridors?
How much gene flow is enough?
Do habitat corridors work?
How can we monitor populations?
How do we predict future population growth?
How can we prevent poaching?