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What is the “latitudinal gradient of biodiversity”? Why is this trend meaningful

What is the “latitudinal gradient of biodiversity”? Why is this trend meaningful, in terms of understanding the linkages between international development and biodiversity conservation? What is the key means by which conservation biologists operating under a “protectionist paradigm” attempt to conserve biodiversity? Name and briefly describe two alternative paradigms that address conservation and development. Draw on material from various lectures to describe, in detail, challenges to these approaches to conservation.

Forests provide numerous ecosystem services, including water supply, water purif

Forests provide numerous ecosystem services, including water supply, water purification, and CO2 sequestration. Logging provides timber for building materials, pulp for paper, and many other useful products, but at the same time can reduce the provision of ecosystem services. One of the best ways to quantify logging impacts is through paired watershed studies. This is a technique in which an entire small watershed is harvested experimentally, and compared to a neighboring non-harvested reference watershed. In this lab, you will create…

You run a non-profit environmental advocacy organization and are trying to save

You run a non-profit environmental advocacy organization and are trying to save a tract of rainforest in the Brazilian Amazon. You have worked in this region for years and care for the local people, who want to save the forest and its animals but also need to make a living and use the forest’s resources. Brazil’s government plans to sell a concession to a multinational timber corporation to log the entire forest unless your group can work out some other…

Read Section 8.2 in the Textbook and answer the following questions. The entire

Read Section 8.2 in the Textbook and answer the following questions. The entire assignment should be at least 1 page total to fully answer the questions. Questions 1. Using examples, distinguish between renewable and non-renewable forms of natural capital. 2. Outline the range of goods and services that are provided by the natural environment. 3. Using an example, explain the dynamic nature of natural capital.

You are going to find an article about any environmental issue. This can be a ne

You are going to find an article about any environmental issue. This can be a newspaper, magazine, online articles, podcasts, and radio. Then answer the generalized questions based on the article. Be sure to choose a source that is credible and has commercial, social, and political implications as one of the questions is based on it. I will upload a source that lists all of the environmental issues that the source can cover. I will also upload the document that…

Please make sure that you read and watch materials including notes attached on f

Please make sure that you read and watch materials including notes attached on file and links below questions ... 1. In order to preserve water and reduce greenhouse gases which can lead climate change, should we change our diet (meat-eating to vegetarian/vegan) to mitigate climate change? Explain your reasons. 2 (a) if you think we should change our diet then show practical approaches to make this happen. 2 (b) if you DO NOT think we should change our diet show…

Write a two page typed report about “Water privatization in England and Wales”.

Write a two page typed report about “Water privatization in England and Wales”. Your report should include: • a background (including aspects of history) • benefits and problems • current status and issues/problems • your opinion about water privatization Quoting a passage directly from one of your sources is NOT allowed in your assignment. Refer mlacitation.pdf on Carmen. In-text citations are required (refer https://www.scribbr.com/mla/in-textcitations/). Your assignment will be checked for plagiarism by Carmen. Use the template file (MLA-Template.docx), which uses…

1: Why study environmental law? 2: Environmental law questions that you want to

1: Why study environmental law? 2: Environmental law questions that you want to learn about and why they matter to you. 3:First read the Steel Co. v. Citizens for a Better Environment (1998) Then discuss: Why did Citizens for a Better Environment lack standing in this case? How could they state their claim differently so that they do have standing? Article link: https://law.justia.com/cases/missouri/supreme-court/1970/54736-0.html