Conservation Biology
Preservation
Areas need to be set aside apart from human interaction

  • Yellowstone first national park – 1872
Enviromentalism
Someone concerned about impact of people on enviromental quality
Ecologist
the Profession
Conservation(ist)
Someone who adcovates sensible and careful use of natural resources
Intrensic
A species’ value in it’s own, not use
Instrumental
Use to other species (value)
Coarse filter
protect all ecosystems, protect all species
Fine filter
Species specific conservation
Genetic Diversity
Evolutionary potential
Species Richness
Amount of species
Evenness
Even distribution of species, 1 oak 1 maple 1 spruse
Alpha diversity
Specific ecosystems
Beta Diversity
Between Ecosystems
Gamma Diversity
Regional scale, most important
Flagship
carismic megafauna
Potential value
species might have future value
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