Flashcards in Data And Inidcators In Conservation Deck (12)
What is vital for conservation science
What is the adaptive management cycle?
In what ways to drivers of deforestation differ around the world?
SE Asia + Africa: timber, oil palm plantations
S America: cattle, soy bean
Africa: small scale charcoal, population growth
Tell me about the Tanzania rainforest case study
Endangered primate species
Large disruption increase in poaching and logging
Declines in mammal populations
What were the solutions suggested solutions to the Tanzania problem
- upgrading status to nature reserve
- improving law inforcement
- initiating livelihoods programmes to provide alternative protein sources to local communities
What are the categories of threat for IUCN red list
extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable to extinction, near threatened, least concern
What are the 3 red list criterion?
1. Population decline
2. Geographic range size
4. Small population size
What are the 4 categories of threats to biodiversity
1. Residential and commercial development
2. Agricultural and aqua culture
3. Energy production and mining
What is dark diversity
Species that should be there but are not, in other words, the absent potion or a habitat-specific species pool.
Completeness = log(observed diversity/dark diversity)
Where is geographical bias of sampling?
North America, Western Europe and Australia
What is the lost species rich order