Biodiversity hotspots are almost universally supported by scientists as places deserving immediate and substantial protection. Do you believe hotspots are critical? Are hotspots important to humans in general or just scientists?
Provide an example of a biodiversity hotspot. Exactly what species live there? Offer a summary of both theoretical and practical reasons for protecting or not protecting hotspots.
Each question should be at least 250 words and must substantively integrate the assigned readings from the module with proper APA style formatting// You may use additional sources and materials as long as they are relevant to the discussion and cited properly. (Elements of Ecology – 9TH 15 by: Smith, Thomas M.)