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Future Ecosystems

How can human activity impact on an ecosystem?

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Overview

  • Investigate changes in past ecosystems that may inform our approach to the management of future ecosystems, including:
    • The role of human-induced selection pressures on the extinction of species
    • Models that humans can use to predict future impacts on biodiversity
    • The role of changing climate on ecosystems
  • Investigate practices used to restore damaged ecosystems, Country or Place, for example:
    • Mining sites
    • Lang degradation from agricultural practices