Preserving Biodiversity

Review Questions

Certain parrot species cannot be brought to the United States to be sold as pets. What is the name of the legislation that makes this illegal?

  1. Red List
  2. Migratory Bird Act
  3. CITES
  4. Endangered Species Act (ESA)

Hint:

C

What was the name of the first international agreement on climate change?

  1. Red List
  2. Montreal Protocol
  3. International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  4. Kyoto Protocol

Hint:

D

About what percentage of land on the planet is set aside as a preserve of some type?

  1. 1 percent
  2. 6 percent
  3. 11 percent
  4. 15 percent

Hint:

C