Environmental Threats

Interactions and interdependencies: Relationships in an ecosystem

Introduce students to food webs and food chains using the wildlife of the Galapagos for illustration. This section explains how energy transfers through ecosystems as a result of consumption.

Learning objectives

  •  To know that the wildlife of the Galapagos face a number of environmental threats.
  • To understand how invasive species are posing a threat to biodiversity in the Galapagos.
  • To appreciate that human activity poses the environmental threat in the Galapagos and that preventative measures can be taken to limit this threat. 

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