Presentation on theme: "CH 24 SUSTAINING AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY. I.Importance of Aquatic Biodiversity *3 most diverse areas: *Ecological/Economic Importance (intrinsic, instrumental)"— Presentation transcript:
CH 24 SUSTAINING AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY
I.Importance of Aquatic Biodiversity *3 most diverse areas: *Ecological/Economic Importance (intrinsic, instrumental) II. Human Impacts 1.Species Loss. WHY? 2.Marine Habitat Loss 3.Freshwater Habitat Loss (Wetlands/Rivers)
4. Overfishing 5. Non-Natives 6. Pollution 7. Global Warming III. How to protect and sustain biodiversity Difficult b/c …… How to protect: E and T species, protected areas, ICM, manage fisheries, prevent pollution
Laws: 1.UN Law of the Seas-____________and EEZs 2._________________-1972 protects mammals 3.National Scenic Rivers Act US Safe Drinking water Act Solutions: Economic, quotas, laws, sustainable yeild, Individual transfer quotasetc…
Importance of Wetlands Mitigation banking- Exs Sewage Treatment-steps Howstuffworks "How Sewer and Septic Systems Work"