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?