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Week’s Assignments. Invasive Species Chart = DUE MONDAY (see instructions on upcoming slides) Math Population Worksheet = DUE MONDAY (Review Problems on Monday) Topic Outline Review Sheet for Chapters 6,9, & 11 = DUE TUESDAY TEST = TUESDAY. TEST = TUESDAY. Human Population = Chapter 6

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week s assignments
Week’s Assignments
  • Invasive Species Chart = DUE MONDAY (see instructions on upcoming slides)
  • Math Population Worksheet = DUE MONDAY (Review Problems on Monday)
  • Topic Outline Review Sheet for Chapters 6,9, & 11 = DUE TUESDAY
  • TEST = TUESDAY
test tuesday
TEST = TUESDAY
  • Human Population = Chapter 6
  • Loss of Biodiversity = Chapter 9
  • Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity = Chapter 11

Topic Outline Review Sheet = DUE: Tuesday (download from website or collect in-class)

    • MUST BE HANDED IN INDIVIDUALLY TYPED
other helpful handouts and downloads to help study for test
OTHER Helpful Handouts and Downloads to help study for test:
  • Chapter PowerPoints based on Textbook
  • Population Math Tips PDF
  • Sustaining Biodiversity Review PPT (the one you are reading now!)
  • Aquaculture Background Handout
  • Human Population Packet (???)
  • Topic Outline Review Sheet = Human Population, Fishing, and Loss of Biodiversity***
invasive species assignment
Invasive Species Assignment
  • Make 2 posters and/or computer charts on 20 Invasive Species
    • 10 Deliberate vs. 10 Unintentional (species listed in textbook)
  • MUST Include:
    • Column 1 = Species NAME
    • Column 2 = WHERE the species is natively found and where it was introduced to
    • Column 3 = WHY, HOW, & EFFECT ( explain how and why the species was introduced whether it was deliberate or accidental and the effect of introduction on ecosystem)
    • Can use species from book or other species if interested in researching other
things to know
THINGS TO KNOW
  • Ecological and Economic Services of:
    • Marine,
    • Freshwater
    • River
    • Wetland
chapter 9 key terms
Chapter 9 Key Terms:
  • Background Extinction rate
  • Biological Extinction
  • Threatened vs. Endangered vs. Extinction
  • HIPPCO
  • Extinction rate
  • Habitat Fragmentation
  • Precautionary Principle
  • Invasive Species
chapter 11 key terms
Chapter 11 Key Terms:
  • Bycatch
  • Mitigation Banking
  • MPA’s vs. Reserves
  • Reconciliation Ecology
  • Law of Sea Treaty
  • Maximum vs. Optimum Sustainable Yield
  • Aquaculture
  • Riparian Zones
riparian zones
Riparian Zones
  • Zones of vegetation that surround streams and rivers
  • Act as natural buffer by controlling floods and by filtering and removing many toxins and excess nutrients before they reach waterways
  • Damage can destroy natural stream ecosystems
topic outline for fishing
Topic Outline for FISHING...

D. Fishing

1. Fishing Techniques

2. Overfishing

3. Aquaculture

4. Relevant laws and treaties

fishing methods
Fishing Methods
  • Long-line
  • Purse-seine
  • Trawling
  • Drift Nets
international whaling commission iwc
International Whaling CommissionIWC
  • Refer back to Case Study in textbook
  • What is its goal, mission, and how effective is it? What doesn’t it protect?
  • Use scientific research as their excuse to hunt and kill whales
aquaculture refer to handout for details
Aquaculture (refer to handout for details)
  • Farms (i.e. shrimp, bivalves) - Each have Pro’s and Con’s
    • Bivalves and Plants = less consequences
    • Shrimp and Salmon = more consequences
  • Ocean Net-Pens (i.e. salmon, other finfish)
  • BEST Species for culturing = plant eating species
    • Tilapia
acts and treaties
Acts and Treaties
  • 1975 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)***
  • U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972***
  • U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973***
  • U.S. Whale Conservation and Protection Act of 1976
  • 1979 Global Treaty on Migratory Species
  • 1995 International Convention on Biological Diversity
laws and treaties previous chapters
LAWS and TreatiesPrevious Chapters
  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act
  • Federal Mine Safety and Health Act
  • Energy Policy Act
marine mammal protection act
Marine Mammal Protection Act
  • 1972
  • Prevents any US Citizen from harassing, hunting, or killing any marine mammals
    • Amended 1994:
      • Program to monitor incidental taking of marine mammals during commercial fishing practice (bycatch regulations)
      • Preparation for stock assessments for all marine in waters under US jurisdiction
edward o wilson
Edward O. Wilson

Complete the mapping of the world’s aquatic biodiversity

  • Identify and preserve aquatic diversity hotspots
  • Create large and fully protected marine reserves
  • Protect and restore the world’s lakes and rivers
  • Ecological restoration projects worldwide
  • Make conservation financially rewarding
aquatic invasive species
Aquatic Invasive Species
  • 2/3 are released unintentionally from ballast water from ships
examples of invasive species
Examples of Invasive Species
  • Cane Toads
  • Gypsy Moth
  • Indian Mongoose
  • Zebra Mussel - Great Lakes
  • Kudzu vine
  • Burmese Pythons
  • Caulerpa Taxifolia - mediterranean
examples of endangered species
Examples of Endangered Species
  • Giant Panda
  • Honeybee
  • African Black Rhino
  • Minke Whale
  • Bald Eagle
  • Gray Wolves
  • Whooping Crane
examples of extinctions
Examples of Extinctions
  • Atlantic Cod
  • Passenger Pigeon
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