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Name: Protecting and Conserving Biodiversity
ID: m47974
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Identify new technologies for describing biodiversity
  • Explain the legislative framework for conservation
  • Describe principles and challenges of conservation preserve design
  • Identify examples of the effects of habitat restoration
  • Discuss the role of zoos in biodiversity conservation
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: biodiversity, biodiversity preservation, CITES, conservation, DNA barcoding, Endangered Species Act, habitat restoration, Kyoto protocol, measuring biodiversity, Migratory Bird Act, nature preserve, preservation, preserve, preserve design, wildlife preserve, zoo
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Miranda Dudzik (
Copyright Holders: Miranda Dudzik (
Maintainers: Miranda Dudzik (

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Nov 11, 2013 5:53 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Nov 11, 2013 6:01 pm -0600

Based On: Preserving Biodiversity
Originally By: OpenStax College (


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Version: 1.1 Nov 11, 2013 6:01 pm -0600 by Miranda Dudzik
Removed information on DNA coding and rename sections

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