Discussion Board 4 Ecology
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The boards consist of ONE main post and TWO peer posts each.
All main posts must be a minimum of 250 words and must relate to the topic presented by the instructor. Please also reference any sources you used (or quoted) at the end of your response. You can use the textbook but you must also use at least one outside sources other than your textbook.
Once you post, please also take the time to read and respond to your classmates’ posts (at least 2) with AT LEAST 125 WORDS!!!! These must be done within 7 days of your main post or it will be rejected.
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Discussion topic will be updated periodically.
1. Choose an organism that you are interested in that has camouflage/coloration difference between males and females. Discuss why they have these patterns.
- Humans have a huge impact on ecosystems today. Talk about why we can no longer study most ecosystems that have not been touched by humans. Talk about some of the large scale issues we are causing in our environment and ecosystems today.
- Scientists talk about the 6th Mass extinction happening right now. What is it and how is it different from the last 5?