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    Biodiversity Maintanence

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    Unit 2 discusses the importance of biodiversity. Humans are impacting biodiversity in many different ways.

    Answer the following in your posts:

    What is biodiversity?
    What are some of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the globe and how are humans impacting it?
    Is maintaining biodiversity essential for human sustainability?
    What can be done to maintain today's current biodiversity levels?
    What are invasive species and how do they impact biodiversity? Provide an example of an invasive species in your area.

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    What is biodiversity? Biodiversity is the variation of all life within a given system, biome, or even the entire earth, depending on the viewpoint. Usually, biodiversity is a way to measure the health of a given ecosystem, since the way that different species interact is a way to judge how healthy the population of those organisms may be.

    What are some of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the globe and how are humans impacting it? Some of the most biodiverse systems are in the tropical rainforests of the Amazon basin, the Congo River Basin in Africa, and the jungles of Southeast Asia. It is a sad fact that humans have impacted these areas dramatically - through war, ecological rape, use of deforesting agents, and a lack ...

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    Biodiversity, its challenges and maintance, is discussed in this solution.

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