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1

What is vital for conservation science

DATA!!

2

What is the adaptive management cycle?

Assessment
Strategic planning
Design
Implementation
Evaluation

3

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

4

Tell me about the Tanzania rainforest case study

1998-2008
High diversity
Endangered primate species
Large disruption increase in poaching and logging
Declines in mammal populations

5

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

6

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

7

What are the 3 red list criterion?

1. Population decline
2. Geographic range size
3. Fragmentation
4. Small population size

8

What are the 4 categories of threats to biodiversity

1. Residential and commercial development
2. Agricultural and aqua culture
3. Energy production and mining
4. Transportation

9

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)

10

Where is geographical bias of sampling?

North America, Western Europe and Australia

11

What is the lost species rich order

Insects

12

What are the 4 essential biodiversity variables

1. Abundance’s and distributions of species
2. Species traits
3. Ecosystem structure
4. Community composition