Biodiversity<br />Professor X<br />
What is Biodiversity?<br />Different Species<br />Different Biomes<br />Different Ecosystems<br />
Types of Diversity<br />Genetic<br />Species<br />Ecosystem<br />
How to Measure Biodiversity<br />Alpha Diversity<br />Diversity within a particular area, community, or ecosystem<br />Mea...
Concerns<br />1/8of all plant species are on the 			    verge of extinction<br />140,000species lost in one year<br />
Threats<br />Habitat Destruction<br />		Invasive Species<br />		Pollution<br />		Population<br />		Overkill<br />
Benefits<br />Rubber<br />Oxygen<br />Water<br />Oil<br />
Significance<br />“Biodiversity boosts ecosystem productivity… [and] enables the ecosystem to prevent and recover from a v...
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Biodiversity

  1. 1. Biodiversity<br />Professor X<br />
  2. 2. What is Biodiversity?<br />Different Species<br />Different Biomes<br />Different Ecosystems<br />
  3. 3. Types of Diversity<br />Genetic<br />Species<br />Ecosystem<br />
  4. 4. How to Measure Biodiversity<br />Alpha Diversity<br />Diversity within a particular area, community, or ecosystem<br />Measured By:<br />Counting the number of species in an area<br />Beta Diversity<br />Species diversity between ecosystems<br />Comparing the number of species unique to each ecosystem<br />Gamma Diversity<br />Overall diversity for different ecosystems within a region<br />Multiplying the Alpha and Beta diversities in a region<br />
  5. 5. Concerns<br />1/8of all plant species are on the verge of extinction<br />140,000species lost in one year<br />
  6. 6. Threats<br />Habitat Destruction<br /> Invasive Species<br /> Pollution<br /> Population<br /> Overkill<br />
  7. 7. Benefits<br />Rubber<br />Oxygen<br />Water<br />Oil<br />
  8. 8. Significance<br />“Biodiversity boosts ecosystem productivity… [and] enables the ecosystem to prevent and recover from a variety of disasters.” <br />www.globalissues.org <br />

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