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8.1: Conservation and Biodiversity

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    After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

    • Describe biodiversity
    • Identify benefits of biodiversity to humans
    • Explain the effects of habitat loss, exotic species, and hunting on biodiversity
    • Identify the early and predicted effects of climate change on biodiversity
    • Explain the legislative framework for conservation
    • Identify examples of the effects of habitat restoration

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