- What major contributions did David Douglas make to the understanding of the ecology of western Canada? (2 marks)
- In your own words, explain how ecology is relevant to your field of interest/study or to your daily life. (3 marks)
- Briefly, describe one case (not one that I used in the notes) in which traditional ecological knowledge and scientific ecological knowledge have been used together successfully to understand an ecological issue. Do some research to answer this question, and make sure to cite your sources fully. (10 marks)
- In your own words, explain the importance of differential survival AND differential reproduction in the ecology of a species. (10 marks)
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1. What major contributions did David Douglas make to the understanding of the
ecology of western Canada? (2 marks)
David Douglas was one of the most famous botanical explorers in western Canada. Together
with Archibald Menzies, they discovered and named the Douglas-fir also called the
“Pseudotsuga Menzesii”. The tree changed the ecology of Western Canada and in the entire
United States as it is used in the lumber industry. Also, through his exploration in the region, he
collected samples of more than two hundred plants which he later took back to England. Most of
these plants shaped the ecology of Britain and the entire Europe until today.
2. In your own words, explain how ecology is relevant to your field of interest/study or
to your daily life. (3 marks)
Ecology helps in understandi...
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