Study Guide Chapter 11 Sustaining Biodiversity You must be able to answer all of the following questions if you wish to do well on your test 1. Sketch a Venn Diagram for the three types of extinction. Be sure to include 3 examples of species undergoing each type of extinction. You will need to look up this information. 2. List the characteristics of a species that would them to become endangered and potentially extinct. Be sure to explain any that are difficult for you to understand 3. Currently how many plant, mammal and bird species are at risk for extinction on earth? What is the significance of this number? 4. How have humans affected the rate of species extinction? What is the current extinction rate? 5. Make a T chart comparing the advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism Do you think ecotourism should be allowed? Why or why not? Should there be any stipulations regarding it? 6. Since all species will eventually become extinct in time, what, if any, role do humans have in preventing this extinction Is there anything that you can or will do to facilitate the extinction or preservation of species on earth, be specific. 7. What does the book Ishmael or My Ishmael have to say about the extinction of species and the role of humans in it? 8. Why is it that deliberately introduced species are so hard to control? What effects do these species tend to have on the environment around them? Do you think it’s worth it to have introduced species in our nation? Explain. 9. What is CITES and what does it do? 10. What is CBD and what does it do? What are some issues concerning CBD? 11. What is ESA and what does it do? What are some of the issues concerned with ESA? 12. How has ESA been modified since 1995? Do you think ESA is effective and should it still continue to exist? Explain. 13. Do you think that implementing reconciliation ecology is a realistic goal? Explain. Write 3 multiple choice questions (a-e) that could be found on your APES exam 14. 15. 16.