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Global Changes Could Affect Biodiversity by Year 2100

A report in Science is the first systematic look at how biodiversity is likely to be impacted by several agents of human-caused global change—and global warming and climate change aren't necessarily the main factors.

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Active Reading Questions

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    Which of the following global changes are a result of human activity?
    a) land and water transformation
    b) changes in earth chemistry
    c) changes in carbon and nitrogen cycles
    d) all of the above
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    According to the article, which of the following is/are most likely to result in loss of biodiversity by the year 2010?
    a) increased carbon dioxide
    b) land-use change
    c) biotic change
    d) all of the above
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    What can you, as an individual, do to reduce your ecological footprint? Refer to the website referenced on page 746 in your book to calculate your ecological footprint.
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