Where are many critical biodiversity hotspots located? a.cities and developed areas of the world b.islands,tropical rain forests, and coastal areas c.desert and polar environments d.all the above [I picked d.] I wont disagree with you. So is d the answer???????

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  1. Science

    1. Which climate is warm, wet, and located on the edges of the tropics? A. temperate marine B. highlands C. temperate continental D. polar 2. Which statement best explains why tropical climates are so hot? A. They receive little rain B. They receive more

  2. science

    1. Which of the following activities has a negative impact on biodiversity? A. regulating hunting B. establishing wildlife preserves C. buying a fuel-efficient car D. cutting down trees in rain forests to build more houses 2. Koalas, which are native to

  3. social studies

    Which is a reason why many people in Southeast Asia live in coastal regions? A.Access to seas and other waterways enables transportation and trade. B.Heavy rainfall is good for the soil and makes farming easier. C.These areas are safer because they are

  4. social studies

    hi i hope u can help me Many colonies in the Pacific islands began demanding independence A. during world war I. B. when japan seized control of the islands during world war II C. after the defeat in world war II D. soon after being colonized by european

  5. Social studies

    1. Use the drop-down menu to complete the sentence. A marae is a structure built by the A. Polynesians to migrate across the ocean B. Aborigines to house multiple generations of a family C. New Guineans to store crops D. Maori to use as a cultural center

  6. World History

    1. Latin America is located in the northern hemisphere southern hemisphere western hemisphere eastern hemisphere 2. Mexicos central plateau is an important region because it is a mountainous region where few people live, but minerals are mined. most of the

  7. History

    Okay so, my test is 11 questions wrong, there are some I don't get and some I answered to but want to make sure they are correct. Here they are: 1.) A marae is a structure built by the A. Polynesians to migrate across the ocean. B. Aborigines to house

  8. Social Studies

    Rain forests are important because they contribute to the world's supply of soil. oxygen. food. harbors. 2. The capital of Brazil was moved from the coast to the interior because the government wished to develop the interior by attracting people to it.

  9. Science

    13.Which of the following statements correctly states how human activity and biodiversity affect one another? A.As humans develop land for homes and industry, biodiversity increases B.As humans restrict fishing and oil drilling, biodiversity decreases C.As

  10. S.S. Venezuela (check answers)

    When oil prices fell in the mid-1980s, Venezuela's economy 1. suffered a decline 2. enjoyed an increase 3. stayed about the same*** 4. began to show signs of recovery Most of Venezuela's population lives 1. in cities*** 2. in the countryside 3. on islands

  11. science (check!)

    1. Which of the following statements is true? Biodiversity provides additional resources that raise the carrying capacity of an ecosystem. Biodiversity increases an ecosystem’s ability to withstand changes*** Biodiversity makes an ecosystem more

  12. social studies

    Why did Western nations want to colonize the Micronesian islands? A. The islands are located midway between Asia and North America, and ships needed places to refuel. B. The islands are in a tropical climate, and this made them ideal locations for growing

  13. Science

    Which statement best explains why tropical climates are so hot. They receive little rain. They receive more direct sunlight than other regions. (MY ANSWER) They lack vegetation. There are more hours of sunlight in tropical areas than other regions.

  14. Social studies

    Which is a reason why many people in Southeast Asia live in coastal regions? A. Access to seas and other waterways enables transportation and trade.**** B. Heavy rainfall is good for the soil and makes farming easier. C. These areas are safer because they

  15. social studies

    Why does the destruction of the Amazon Rainforest threaten the whole world? A. The rain forest produces approximately a fifth of the world's oxygen. B. The deforestation of the rain forest contributes to drought conditions in many countries. C. The crops

  16. science

    Why is it important to preserve biodiversity? A. Preservation of biodiversity prevents extinction of species, b. Preservation of biodiversity prevents the human population from increasing exponentially, c. Preservation of biodiversity disturbs the balance

  17. Biology

    Island A has an area of 30 square kilometers. Island B has an area of 400 square kilometers. The islands are near each other. Which of the following statements is most likely to be true? A. Island A has grater biodiversity and a higher percentage of edge

  18. Sociology

    The tropical rain forest is the most diverse ecosystem in the world. The extinction rates of organisms are on the rise because A. rain forests receive too much rain B. human are destroying the rain forests C. rain forests are not receiving enough rain D.

  19. world geography

    southeast asia's climates include tropical rain forest, a. tropical savanna, humid subtropical, and highlands b. tropical savanna, highlands, and marine west coast c. tropical savanna, steppe, and humid subtropical d. tropical savanna, marine, and humid

  20. science (check!)

    2. A salamander is a keystone species in a forest ecosystem with high biodiversity. This species migrates from woodland areas to a local stream to reproduce. If a road is built that cuts off the woodland areas from the stream, what effect will this have on

  21. Social Studies

    By 1920, more Americans lived in cities than in rural areas. What was one explanation of this change? A. The growth of railroads caused towns to spring up along their routes. B. Industries tended to developed and grow in key cities. Factories needed large

  22. S.S

    1.The three main geographic regions of Peru are the A. sierra, the rain forest, and the plateau B. pampas, the rain forest, and the montaña C. selva, the sierra, and the pampas D. sierra, the coastal plain, and the selva 2.When oil prices fell in the

  23. math

    are my answers correct??? Multiple Choice Which climate is warm, wet, and located on the edges of the tropics? A. humid subtropical **** B. highlands C. temperate continental D. polar Which statement best explains why tropical climates are so hot? A. They

  24. Spanish

    Why are the Galapagos Islands important? There is more than one correct answer choice. Be sure to select all that apply. The islands have highly profitable resources that Ecuador uses. When visiting the islands, Charles Darwin was inspired to develop his

  25. science

    What is true? A.biodiversity provides additional that raise the carrying capacity of an ecosystem B.biodiversity increases an ecosystem's ability ti withstand changes C.biodiversity makes an ecosystem more difficult to destroy D.biodiversity provides

  26. American Studies

    Affordable housing and improved transportation allowed people to begin to move away from central cities to the suburbs Think: When did affordable housing and highways come about? The industrial revolution gave rise to urbanization Think: When was the first

  27. Science

    Which of the following statements correctly states how human activity and biodiversity affect one another? · As humans develop land for homes and industry, biodiversity increases. · As humans restrict fishing and oil drilling, biodiversity decreases. ·

  28. Science

    4. Which of the following statements is true? A. Biodiversity provides additional resources that raise the carrying capacity of an ecosystem B. Biodiversity increases an ecosystems ability to withstand changes C. Biodiversity makes an ecosystem more

  29. Social studies

    Most of Venezuela's population lives A.in cities B.In the country side

  30. social studies

    NEED HELP Why did Western nations want to colonize the Micronesian islands? A. The islands are located midway between Asia and North America, and ships needed places to refuel. B. The islands are in a tropical climate, and this made them ideal locations

  31. 9th grade

    Although most of the world's forests are shrinking, biologists are especially concerned about tropical forest loss because. A. they contain such high biodiversity. B.tropical trees are the biggest trees in the world. C. they contain very few wood resources

  32. Social Studies

    Which generalization can be made about the location of ancient Greek settlements? A. Settlements were located in the lowlands where the land was fertile and could be farmed. (ANSWER) B. Settlements were located in the mountainous regions where it was rocky

  33. history

    Which statement represents an effect of world war II on Texas? (1 point) - People moved to cities to work in wartime industries. - People move to cities because there was no work on farms. - Most of the military beses were located in cities. - People moved

  34. Geography

    volcanic activity that formed much of the Malay Archipelago also created what? typhoons, tropical rainforests, fertile soil, all of the above? I think tropical rain forests, am I right?

  35. Science

    In a tropical rain forest biome, there is a great diversity of species that live within the ecosystem. Every population of organisms have their own unique adaptations and variations, even within their own population, that enable them to survive in the

  36. social studies

    Which answer best describes why towns and cities were built around railroads and canals? The government and transportation companies planned to build the cities. The canals and railroads were designed to pass through areas well suited for towns. People who

  37. science

    Darwin, Australia has its coolest month in July, with an average temperature of 77'F. It has a dry season from May to October. The grassy areas nearby are home to cattle ranches. a) Tropical savanna b) Tropical rainforest c) Tropical monsoon d) Not

  38. Geography

    I have to write a short essay for this topic: Describe the various types of forest vegetation. Make sure to give good examples of location and type of plants. This is what I have: Forest vegetation grows on every continent except Antartica and there are

  39. Geography

    Where on Earth: Country A is described as "shaped like an S, tropical rain forest, very populous, facing the South China Sea." -First I said Indonesia, and it was wrong.I'm pretty sure it's Vietnam Country B earns this note: "a wet land bordered by

  40. world geography

    most of the ganges plain is: A)ebony rainforest with orchids and lush vines B)**desert irrigated by indus river C)framed for rice, seasame, sugarcane, and jute D)sprawling suburbs and cities what kind of climate does the southwestern tip of india have?

  41. Geography

    Need help with these 2- 15. The six climate regions into which geographers have divided the earth are defined mainly by a. latitude and elevation b. temperature and precipitation c. atmospheric pressure d. location and landforms I'm not sure but I think it

  42. Science

    Which of the following statements correctly states how human activity and biodiversity affect one another. · As humans develop land for homes and industry, biodiversity increases. · As humans restrict fishing and oil drilling, biodiversity decreases. ·

  43. Geography

    question: Describe the various types of forest vegetation make sure to give good examples of location and type of plants. answer: There are various types of forest vegetations located around the world. Tropical rain forests grow in areas near the equator,

  44. SS

    How does the climate of Southeast Asia differ in its regions? A. the mainland is much hotter than the islands. B. the islands are generally wetter than the mainland. C. the islands have a subtropical climate but the mainland is tropical. B

  45. VERY URGENT!!!

    Large numbers of people have moved from rural areas to urban areas in Asia, Africa, and Latin America because (1 point) they want to live life at a slower pace. there are often few jobs and a shortage of land to farm in the countryside. conditions in large

  46. History

    Please check! 1. What was the effect of the rise of unions in the late 1800s? a. The population in cities quickly grew.*** b. South Carolina developed many unions prior to World War I. c. Workers had more bargaining power with management. d. Living

  47. science

    Where would a park ranger most likely tell hikers and campers not to build a campfire? A. in areas where there are clouds and rain is falling B. in areas with cold temperatures and frozen ground C. in areas with high winds and drought D. in areas where

  48. Geography

    I have to write a short essay for this topic: Compare and contrast the various sources of energy. This is what I have, but the only problem is I don't think this is comparing and contrasting. I'm just giving the facts out. Can someone please help me by

  49. Science

    why is it important biodiversity? A. preservation of biodiversity prevents the extinction of species B. preservation of biodiversity increases the amount of fossil fuels formed in a shorter period of time. c. preservation of biodiversity disturbs the

  50. Sociology

    1. Shopping malls, hotels, office parks, and residential areas that are located near the intersection of major highways are called a. enterprise zones b. edge cities c. red zones d. metropolitan statistical areas 2. One effect of urbanization is a.

  51. Science

    Where are many critical biodiversity hotspots located? a.cities and developed areas of the world b.islands,tropical rain forests, and coastal areas c.desert and polar environments d.all the above [I picked d.] I wont disagree with you. So is d the

  52. Science

    What's the vocabulary word for the definition (activities such as camping in wilderness areas) Surely you have a list of words to choose from. THere are many words or phrases that fit these words, but which is your vocabulary word? Only you have access to

  53. environmental science

    What web site can I use to find the biodiversity of Tropical rainforest?=) Please help! Check these sites. http://www.rain-tree.com/facts.htm (Broken Link Removed) But what do I suppose to write about that? I don't understand./:| Click on those web sites

  54. Geography

    2. The country in this region that is formed by two main islands is a. New Zealand b. Australia c. China d. Micronesia Not sure about this one.. 3. People in East Asia use terrace farming to overcome the problems of farming in areas where a. there is not

  55. Geography--Need this ASAP Please

    What countries could these be? I reallyy need help with this; it has to be done by tonight! 1. Country A= 'Shaped like an S, tropical rain forest, very populous, facing the South China Sea.' 2. Country B= 'A wet land bordered by mountains on west, north,

  56. environmental science

    I mean I know sort of what Im doing. Im doing this project on tropical rain forest. But this was are insrutions. (A)Descrition of the Biome (B)Location or locations where it is found (C)Climate and weather of the biome (D)Biodiversity found in the biome.

  57. Earth Science?

    What is the climate? Darwin, Australia has its coolest month in July, with an average temperature of 77 degrees F. It has a dry season from May to October. The grassy areas nearby are home to cattle ranches. a) Not tropical b) Tropical rainforest c)

  58. history

    Cities and urban areas were a source of economic opportunities in the post-Medieval Western world. How was the full potential of Western cities and urban areas in this regard was realized during the Industrial Revolution?

  59. Math

    I am not sure about this problem Find four large cities around the world and an approximate percentage rate of population growth for the countries in which the cities are located. Estimate the population in each of the four cities in 25 yr.

  60. Geography

    Can someone please check of my answers are correct? 16. Although most of South America lies within the tropical latitudes a. climate and vegetation differ greatly in the region b. cold ocean currents keep the air cool and dry c. there is little tropical

  61. Social studies

    Why do some families in rural areas of Mexico move to larger Mexican cities? Crime is not as high in cities compared to rural areas. Cities have less corruption compared to rural areas. City schools are better than rural schools. (MY ANSWER) They seek the

  62. Geography

    3. One of the main problems challenging the economics of many African nations today is a. a lack of diverse exports b. increasing their export of raw material c. competing with the industrial output of other African nations d. making fishing more

  63. Geography

    Is this an example of geo-politics. How would I summarize this because their is so many main points? Countries like Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa can enjoy thriving export sectors in fruit, wine, cereals, oils, and salmon

  64. Earth Science (Climates)

    The Atacama desert in northwest Chile is located on the west side of the Andes and at same latitude in Chile, the east side of the Andes is part of the tropical rain forest. In southern Chile, there is a lot of snow and rain on the west side of the Andes

  65. social studies

    Where are the main manufacturing and commerce areas of the world located?

  66. social studies

    Where are the main manufacturing and commerce areas of the world located?

  67. Is this right?

    Between 1857 and 1903, the United States acquired many new territorial possessions around the globe. Why do you think so many of these new possessions were islands located in the Pacific Ocean? So that they could stop their ships there and refuel them.

  68. Social Studies

    What kept many indigenous people in Brazil’s interior isolated from the modern world? a)visitors being attacked with primitive weapons b)the difficulty of traveling in the rain forest c)the lack of roads and navigable rivers d)tropical diseases that made

  69. World history

    During early civilizations why did most cities rise in river valleys? a.River valleys provided work to men who built dikes and canals b.People built cities on riverbanks for easy access to travel and trade c.city-state goverment centers were located in

  70. Day Care

    Which one of the following is a good traffic pattern arrangement? A. Exits should be routed away from heavily used play areas. B. For safety reasons, the kitchen area should be located as far as possible from the classrooms. C. Shelving, dividers, and

  71. science

    What climate is it? Saigon, Vietnam has heavy rains from May to November. Its temperature ranges from 78*F (coolest month average) to 84*F ( warmest month average). a) Tropical monsoon b) Tropical savanna c) Tropical raniforest d) Not Tropical c

  72. US History

    the earliest large cities were located on waterfronts. How might new changes in transportation affect the location of cities ?

  73. World Geography

    REVIEW 1.Where is Canada’s population density highest? A. In the cities of Northern Canada B. In cities in central Canada

  74. world geography

    which statement is accurate? A)**some high islands receive only 20in.(51 cm) of rain annually B)low islands experience heavy rainfall c)heavy rains result when cool air mixes with warm ocean breezes D) the amount of rainfall varies from island to island

  75. science

    2. A salamander is a keystone species in a forest ecosystem with high biodiversity. This species migrates from woodland areas to a local stream to reproduce. If a road is built that cuts off the woodland areas from the stream, what effect will this have on

  76. English

    1. How many islands are on Dokdo? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. 2. How many islands are there on Dokdo? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. 3. How many islands does Dokdo have? - It has 91 islands. 4. How many islands is Dokdo made up of? - There are 91

  77. science

    The market value in current dollars of all goods and services produced within a country for final use during a year is the a. gross national product. b. gross world product. c. per capital GNP. d. per capita GDP. e. gross domestic product. Developed

  78. science help

    1.Why do the islands of Indonesia have many volcanoes and experience frequent earthquakes? A.The islands are located at the boundaries of tectonic plates. B.Many hotspots are found near the islands. C.Magma is less abundant under Earth’s crust near the

  79. Few Facts about Vancouver/Paris

    These are facts I have collected about them. They both have a unique atmosphere, lovely streets, and great monuments. They are both livable, and are known to be Metropolitan areas. They are popular tourist destinations. Paris is ranked among the three most

  80. Science

    Terrestrial biomes are classified by the climate and their biodiversity, especially the types of primary producers. Review the climatic data displayed in this graph of the major terrestrial biomes. There are two biomes that are rainforests: temperate and

  81. civics

    I cannot find the answer to this question. In which local areas is the problem of balancing funding and services uasually most severe? a. rural areas, b. suburban areas, c. cities, d counties. I am guess the answer is D because the book states "local

  82. Social Studies

    How does the climate of Southeast Asia vary among regions? A)The mainland is much hotter than the islands B)The mainland receives monsoons but the islands do not C)The islands are generally wetter than the mainland D)The islands have a subtropical climate

  83. social studies

    How does the climate of Southeast Asia vary among regions? 1) mainland is much hotter that the islands 2) mainland receives monsoons but islands do not 3) islands are generally wetter than the mainland 4) islands have a subtropical climate but the mainland

  84. History

    In suburban areas, the earliest cities were located on waterfronts. How might new changes in transportation affect the location of the cities. I know new transportation meaning automobiles, streetcar lines, etc.

  85. Social studies

    The Polynesian islands vary widely and can be divided into? Sea islands and land islands. Small islands and large islands. Wet islands and dry islands. High islands and low island. (MY ANSWER)

  86. physics

    This question is roughly based on some historical data from tropical cyclone Clare which crossed the WA coast near Dampier in January 2006. It started off as a tropical low north of the Northern Territory and was upgraded to tropical cyclone intensity at 8

  87. social studies

    Greenland and new guienea are two islands with the largest land areas in the world. To which hemipshers do they belong

  88. Social Studies

    Which factor best explains the climate distribution of northern Brazil? Being located at tropical latitudes The affects of the flow of cool ocean currents Distance from the continental shelf Elevation above sea level Since it is located near the equator

  89. Geography (Ms. Sue)

    1). In what other countries bedsides Brazil is the Amazon rain forest located? A: Besides Brazil, the Amazon rain forest is located in Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana. 2). How might the income gap affect the

  90. History

    How did the decline of copper prices in the 1980s affect Chile? A. It was good for Chile's economy but increased pollution. B. It caused the government to diversity the economy. C. It caused people to move away from the cities.

  91. History

    I need help please I am not understanding what my instructor means by "trace the contextof the question across the entire sweep of time, from pre history to c. 1500CE, converting at least 3 separate eras as they are viewed in at least three world culture

  92. social studies

    "we have come after these long thousands of years to experience the agony of ten years for foreign oppression with every loss to the right to live, every restriction of the freedom thought..." 10.which of these judgments would the Koreans most likely make

  93. Social Studies HELP

    11. How does the climate of Southeast Asia vary among regions? a. the mainland is much hotter than the islands b. the mainland receives monsoons but the islands so not c. the islands are generally wetter than the mainland**** d. the islands have a

  94. social studies

    Which are maquiladoras? people who move from rural areas to cities in Middle America factories that assemble imported parts to make products for export people who work in a city’s factories the crowded areas of poor housing on the edges of Middle

  95. geography

    Why is the biodiversity of the rain forest important

  96. science

    Which of the following statements correctly states how human activity and biodiversity affect one another. A)as humans develop land for homes and industry, biodiversity increases. B)as humans restrict fishing and oil drilling, biodiversity decreases. C)as

  97. Social Studies

    What type of climate occurs on the U.S. and Canadian border? maritime Arctic continental warm summer tundra This is a rocky area that is dotted with lakes and extends from the Hudson Bay to the Canadian Rockies. Canadian Cordillera Canadian Shield St.

  98. Science Please Help

    Which of the following statements are true A-Biodiversity provides additional resources that raise the carrying capacity of an ecosystem** B-Biodiversity increases and ecosystems ability to withstand changes C-Biodiversity makes an ecosystem more difficult

  99. utah studys

    1. water conservation is vital to Utah's future because (1 point) A. the Colorado river and great salt lake are drying up. B. there is less snowfall C. the population is increasing 2. Areas of Utah with more water available are (1 point) A. used for

  100. History

    What areas of the world do you believe have growing/ expanding populations? What areas of the world do you believe have decliing/decreasing populations? Is there a good website to get this info?

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