Ecosystem Management – 175 Words
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
- In the region where you live, which types of ecosystems have experienced the worst degradation and loss? What steps could be taken to restore them?
- In the region where you live, how would you describe communally-owned resources that are vulnerable due to their overuse? What specific management strategies protect these resources while maintaining human enterprise? What actions do you recommend to improve this balance? Explain.
- Often, the costs of biodiversity maintenance fall on poor, rural people living near a contested ecosystem. What is an example of this dynamic? What are two creative mechanisms for sharing the benefits and costs of maintaining biodiversity more equitably?