What are some of the causes for the loss of biodiversity in Micronesia? Describe at least one of the endemic species (either plant or animal) that is under threat due to habitat loss or degradation

PART ONE(1 PAGE WITH REFFERENCE)

Watch the following video link about climate changes in Micronesia: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/prcc12_vid_mctprob1/

As you watch the video, focus on how life has changed for the islanders and the land itself.

 

  1. What are some specific examples from the video that suggest ecosystems and the islanders’ way of life are changing?
  2. What is a biodiversity hotspot? How does Micronesia meet the criteria for a biodiversity hotspot?
  3. What are some of the causes for the loss of biodiversity in Micronesia? Describe at least one of the endemic species (either plant or animal) that is under threat due to habitat loss or degradation.

 

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