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1. What are the national/regional geoconservation strategies?

  • LGAPs, RIGS, National Parks
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  • GeoParks, World Heritage sites
  • Convention on Biodiversity, Convention on Agriculture
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2. What is a Wadis?

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  • Uncomformity
  • Desert Valley
  • Breccia incorporated into the rock

3. Define geoheritage

  • Natural range of geological, geomorphological and soil features”(Gray, 2004)
  • Components of geodiversity that are important to humans for purposes other than resource exploitation; things we would wish to retain for present and future generations (Eberhard, 1997)
  • Conservation of geodiversity for its intrinsic ecological and heritage values
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4. What type of family do these Fossils belong to Charnia Masoni + Charniodiscus Concentricus

  • Ebiacaran fossils
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  • Ediacaran fossils
  • Edbiacaran fossils

5. What are the human threats to geodiversity

  • Climate change Land management e.g. dams influencing upstream and downstream impac Pelz, 1997)
  • Water vapour and disease e.g. Cholera, 1956 outbreak in Charnwood
  • Smoking, drinking and lack of exercise
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