Chapter 18 Study Questions

  1. There is good evidence that global population growth rates are declining and that many countries are seriously concerned about biodiversity protection and the consequences of climate change. Why then, are we so concerned about the future of the world’s biodiversity?
  2. When you think about your career interests, does conservation of biodiversity play any part? How might you connect your career interests to biodiversity protection?
  3. We hope your study of conservation biology inspires you to communicate your knowledge to your friends and family, the general public, to influential citizens, to educators, and to governmental policy-makers. What do you think is the most important information to communicate?