Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
- In the area where you live, what species are threatened with extinction due to global change? What measures are being taken to address this threat? Use resources from the Internet, including the IUCN Red List, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and the U.S. Global Change Research Program websites, to identify species and threats. How do these threats compare to past extinction events?
- In the area where you live, what species are invasive? How did they get there? How are they affecting the native species in your area? What management techniques are used to diminish these effects? Use resources from the Internet, including the Invasive Species website, to identify species.