Biodiversity case studies

hotspot case study?
Fynbos - south africa and coral reefs
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give 4 facts about fynbos
concentration of 1300 plant species per 100,000km2, 70% are endemic, threats from alien species, deforestation and bush fires
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name the values of coral reefs
act as a shoreline buffer to prevent erosion, medicine, building material such as limestone, brings tourists
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fact about coral reefs
home to over 25% of all known marine fish and contains 4000 species of reef living fish
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some caribbean countries gain ??? of their GDP from tourism?
half
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movement of species case study?
the Galapagos
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2 facts about galapagos?
60% of endemic species are threatened, 490 species have been introduced here
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economic development case studies
SMMA (protected area) , udzungwa mountains (pristine area), the masai mara (degraded area)
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SMMA the 5 zones?
marine reserves, fishing priority areas, yacht monitoring, recreational, multiple use area
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facts about the Masai Mara area
breakdown in management, park fees didn't reach specified areas, rangers did little to stop hunting
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in what year did the park managers get replaced?
2008 - private organisation replaced people who ran the park
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udzungwa mountains facts
villagers allowed limited and controlled access for worship
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what bottom up strategies are used?
setting up tree nurseries, agriculture diversification e.g. bee keeping, vegetable farming, ecotourism
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managing biodiversity case study?
CAMPFIRE = local and RAMSAR + word heritage sites = global
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when was CAMPFIRE developed? and why?
1980s - aimed at the long term development management and sustainable use of natural resources
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how was this strategy achieved
placing responsibility with the locals and allowing communities to benefit from exploitation of available resources
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how does the scheme produce income?
big game hunting at sustainable yield and money fed back into the community
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name two global ecosystems
the Daintree rainforest, coral reefs
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name the 4 services / values they bring
regulating, cultural, supporting and provisioning
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give and example of a supporting service
carbon sequestration
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give examples of regulating service
coastal protection, climate, air quality
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how many jobs did tourism of the Daintree rainforest create?
3500
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how many visitors each year?
500,000
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deforestation rate in the Amazon?
1 hectare every second
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