Evolution and Earth Systems- Midterm Exam Assignment

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As the world’s authority on island biogeography, you have been asked by the World Wildlife fund to design a biological preserve consisting of a total of 1,000,000 hectares. Your preserve can be anywhere in the world. The preserve can be one large preserve or many small ones. You must be able to justify your decisions based upon current scientific knowledge and your conservation goals. Your overall rationale will be used as a model for other conservationists throughout the world.

Your proposal must include:

Introduction

Background to Island Biogeographic Theory

Your Conservation Plan

Project Summary

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