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This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Current rates of extinction may be _____ those of the past 100,000 years.


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Question 2.
The primary cause of the extinction of native bird species in Guam was _____.


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Question 3.
The single greatest current threat to biodiversity is _____.


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Question 4.
Pollutants that are released into the atmosphere and form acid precipitation are _____ and _____.


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Question 5.

Increasing concentrations of _____ such as methane, nitrous oxide, and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are changing global climatic patterns.

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Question 6.
An ecological landscape _____.


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Question 7.
Edge species _____.


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Question 8.
Connections between habitat fragments are referred to as _____.


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Question 9.
Biodiversity hot spots are _____.


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Question 10.

A new and expanding field that uses ecological principles to develop methods to restore degraded areas to their natural state is called _____.

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