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Changes in Biodiversity

What is the photosynthesis definition? Describes organisms that can use carbon dioxide and energy from sunlight to produce oxygen.
What does GFP stand for? Green Fluorescent Protein
What is the extinct definition? Describes a species that has completely died out.
How do oceans play a critical role in regulating Earths climate and weathers? They absorb and release heat energy. And their current and temperatures create weather patterns.
List two ways we depend on earth's oceans? 1.Most goods and products are transported over sea 2.Oceans provide us with gold, silver, metal ores and sea oil
What are estuaries? Estuaries are coastal water bodies that receive river flow and open into the ocean.
Human __________ have modified Earth'es ocean systems in many ways and with various consequences. Activities
What is overharvesting? Involves harvesting a resource at an unsustainable level.
__________ ____ are human-maae underwater structures that promote marine life by providing surfaces for marine plants and animals to attach to on the ocean floor. Artificial reefs
What is the global warming definition? A trend of climate change observed by scientists that shows average temperatures on earth to be gradually increasing.
Many member of the worlds scientific community believe that _____ activities contribute to global warming. Burning ______ fuels like gasoline and coal releases greenhouse _____, such as carbon dioxide and nitrous oxides, into the atmosphere. These gases t Human, fossil, gases, heat
Invasive species and new organisms that are introduced to non-native ecosystems. Why could this be a bad thing. Invasive species can spread diseases.
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