Biodiversity

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why are tropical rainforests being destroyed
due to the support of increase in human population
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why are fish stocks being depleted
due to over harvesting
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what is biodiversity
the measurement of the number of species on the planet
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what is extinction
the loss of species
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what is the cause of the destruction of habitats
deforestation, mining and environmental polution
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what si the main cause to the decrease in larger mammles
over human hunting and introduction of new competitive species
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what do the fossils show
that lost of species are now extinct
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what is evolution
is where a new species forms from a pre existing one over a long period of time
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what is adaptive radtion
the emergence of a new species form a common ancestor that has been intorduced into a environment
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what is taxonomy/ classification
a naming and classifying system for a species
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what is hierarchical
classification system based on the ranking groups in assessing order form larger species to smaller species
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what is the order of the hierarchical
kingdom, phyla, class order, family genus species
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why are fish stocks being depleted

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what is biodiversity

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what is extinction

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