350 to 500 words
Choose ONE of the following prompts to respond to:
1. Describe what Kolbert finds out on her trip to One Tree Island in chapter 7. Discuss the significance of ocean acidification for the Great Barrier Reef and the larger implications for the environment.
2. Discuss the significance of the Species-Area Relationship (SAR) as demonstrated by Silman’s plots in Chapter 8 and the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP) in Chapter 9.