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Climate Envelope
Area of suitbale climatic conditions for a species
Biomagnification
Concentration of pollutant increases up food chain
Biophilia
Genetic predisposition of humans to prefer and promote biological diversity
Anthropocentric
Human centered European view
Wisent
European Bison
Preservationist Ethic
Set aside areas of human development
-spiritual and artistic uses
Resource conservation ethic
Use resources wisely
Evolution-ecology ethic
Humans part of ecosystems rather than apart
-Management can maintain ecol. processes and ecosystem health
Reconciliation Ecology
Modify human dom. habitats to share range with other species
Species Diversity
Included all organisms; provides human resources
Genetic Diversity
Allow species to survive and adapt (evolve)
Community Diversity
Supports proper ecosystem functioning
-provides ecological services
Hybrid
Fertile offspring of two taxonmic species
Introgression
Transfer of genes between species via hybrids
Divergent Evolution
Breeding barriers allow populations to evolve independently