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Disruptive events

QuestionAnswer
the number and variety of organisms in an ecosystem Biodiversity
resources that can not be easily replenished Nonrenewable resource
resources that can be easily replenished Renewable resource
the destruction of forest lands Deforestation
the wise use and preservation of natural resources Conservation
Reduce, reuse, recycle 3 Rs of Conservation
an increase of individuals in a certain area that causes an increase in competition and a depletion of natural resources Overpopulation
a nonnative species that invades an area and disrupts the natural ecosystem and harms the native species Invasive species
events that can cause an ecosystem to change suddenly and sometimes drastically in a short period of time(fire, storm, volcanic activity) Disruptive event
is a process of predictable change that occurs in the mix and abundance of species present in an ecosystem over time. Succession
Garbage, Chemicals, High Powered wastes, Gases, Noise Types of Pollution
the recovery of materials from waste Recycling
Can be a source of pollution Noise
An example of a nonrenewable resource Fossil Fuels
NOT a strategy to protect the environment Pesticides
A way to prevent pollution; The preservation and wise use of natural resources Conservation
Why should we prevent habitat destruction? The presence of organisms could be lost if habitats were destroyed
Species that make a home for themselves in a new place and harm the native species; A species that is non native to an ecosystem and often disrupts an ecosystem. Renewable resource a natural resource that can be replaced as quickly as it is used. Invasive species
a natural resource that can be replaced as quickly as it is used. Renewable resource
A way to our need for fossil fuels Alternative energy sources
An example of habitat destruction Clearing tropical rain forests
A process of predictable change that occurs in the mix and abundance of species present in an ecosystem over time. Replacement of one type of community by another over time. succession
A natural resource that forms at a rate slower than the rate at which it is consumed. Nonrewable resource
Can cause an ecosystem to change suddenly and sometimes drastically in a short period of time(fire, storm, volcanic activity) Disruptive Event
The process of recovering valuable or useful materials from waste or scrap Recycling
The type of succession that begins in an area where soil already existed; Community growing in an area affected by a disturbance. Secondary succession
Lichen is an example of this type of species. The first to appear in primary succession Pioneer species
Community growing in an area where organisms have never lived before. Primary Succession
Well-adapted species in a mature community. Climax species
Where primary succession begins. Bare rock
Klara Thompson
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