Week 1- Concervation
Week 1- Concervation BIO 270A
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Cathy Depestre on Saturday August 29, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to BIO 270A at University of South Carolina taught by Jenkins, Robert A. in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 26 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Environmental Biology in Biology at University of South Carolina.
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Introduction to Conservation 1 Conservation stake of harmony between nature and humans 2 Conservationist person who advocates for sensible careful use of natural resources 1 Conservation biology applied science of maintaining Earth s biodiversity 4 Science systematic process of learning about the world and testing that understanding a observation b hypothesis c experiment i variables 1 independent 2 dependent ii control 1 control plot iiireplication d analyze e drawing conclusions f report findings peer review 5 Theory statement of what are held to be general laws principles causes of something know observed 6 Biodiversity diversity of life within among species agenes b ecosystems c species 7 Reasons Biodiversity Matter a food b medicine c shelter d economic e spiritual f recreation 8 Ardo Leopald a father of wildlife management b land ethic c sand country almanac book 9 John Muir a California b Writer naturalist c Sierra Club d Preservationist e Teddy Roosevelt 10 Rachel Carson a Writer b Scientist marine biologist c US FWS d Silent Spring book 1962 11 National Environmental Policy Act 1970 NEPA a environmental impacts statement b public comment 12 Environmental Protection Agency 1972 EPA 13 Endangered Species Act 1973 ESA All these acts took place while President Nixon was in power