Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 48 - Self-Quiz - Page 883: 11


c. hot spot

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A biodiversity hot spot is an area that is being threatened by destruction and contains organisms that are not found in any other part of the world. Once these hot spots have been identified, they become priorities in the conservation effort.
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