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Biodiversity

Changes in Biodiversity

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What is Photosynthetic? Organisms that can use carbon dioxide and energy from sunlight to produce oxygen.
What does GFP stand for? Green fluorescent protein
What is extinct? A species that has completely died out.
How do oceans play a critical role in regulating Earth's climates and weathers? They absorb and release heat energy
What are 2 ways humans depend on Earth's ocean Goods and products are transported on the ocean and gold, silver, metal ores and oil can be mined from the ocean floor.
What are estuaries? They are coastal water bodies that receive river flow and open into the ocean
What has modified Earth's ocean systems in many ways with various consequences? Human activities
What is going on with water pollution? Water pollution is when waste is being dumped into into rivers and emptied out into the ocean or when runoffs from lawns get into the ocean.
What is overharvesting Harvesting a resource at an unsustainable level
What are human-made underwater structures that promote marine life by providing surfaces for marine plants and animals to attach onto the floor. Artificial Reefs
Why are invasive species bad? They disrupt the biodiversity and food webs by competing with or harming species native to that ecosystem.
What is global warming? A trend of climate change observed by scientists that shows average temperatures on earth to be gradually increasing.
Created by: s43882