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Biodiversity Changes

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What is the definition of photosynthetic? Organisms that can use carbon dioxide and energy from sunlight to produce oxygen
G.F.R stands for? Green Fluorescent Protein
Extinct means? A species that has died out
How do oceans help regulate Earths climates? They absorb and release heat energy
What are two ways we depend on Earths oceans? They provide shipping routes and useful minerals
What are estuaries? Coastal water bodies that receive river flow and open into the ocean.
Human_____have modified Earth's ocean systems in many ways and with various consequences. activities
What is going on with water pollution? Pollutants are out into the ocean along with contaminants in the land, and it is harmful to the ocean.
What's overharvesting? Harvesting a resource at an unsustainable level.
_____ _____ are human-made underwater structures that provide surfaces for marine organisms to attach to on the ocean floor. Artificial Reefs
What is one reason why invasive species could be bad. They can promote the spread of disease.
Global warming is? A trend of climate change observed by scientists that shows average temperatures on Earth to be gradually increasing.
Many members of the world's scientific community believe that ___ activities contribute to global warming. Burning ffuels like gasoline and coal releases greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. These gases trap ___
What are estuaries? Coastal water bodies that receive river flow and open into the ocean.
Human_____have modified Earth's ocean systems in many ways and with various consequences. activities
What is going on with water pollution? Pollutants are out into the ocean along with contaminants in the land, and it is harmful to the ocean.
What's overharvesting? Harvesting a resource at an unsustainable level.
_____ _____ are human-made underwater structures that provide surfaces for marine organisms to attach to on the ocean floor. Artificial Reefs
What is one reason why invasive species could be bad. They can promote the spread of disease.
Global warming is? A trend of climate change observed by scientists that shows average temperatures on Earth to be gradually increasing.
Many members of the world's scientific community believe that ___ activities contribute to global warming. Burning ___ fuels like gasoline and coal releases greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. These gases trap ___ on Earths surface.
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