Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 59 - Conservation Biology - Review Questions - Synthesize: 2

Answer

We could look to past examples, such as the loss of the Newfoundland cod fishery and accompanying boom in North Atlantic lobster populations. We are not limited to currently unfolding examples.

Work Step by Step

We can derive data on conversions from part records even if we were not there to take precise data at the time. These examples can help us understand the value and pitfalls of ecological conversions.
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