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3 levels of biodiversity
species, genetic, ecosystem
biophillia
our sense of connection to nature
2 benefits of biodiversity
medicinal

other things that we use
4 major threats to biodiversity
habitat removal

introduced species

overexploitation

interruption in interaction networks
small population approach
endengned species occur when population is 2 small
extinction vortex
go down a spiral and die out
factors that affect extinction vortex
genetic drift and inbreeding

= genetic variation
praire dog experiment
see notes
MVP
minimal viable population...lowest amount of species that can survive
PVA
population viable analysis...analyzing survavibility rate of a species
EPS
effective population size

Ne...breeding pattern of population
what effects EPS?
family size, genetics, maturation age