Exhibition Materials

These exhibition materials from the Hall of Biodiversity allow users to examine the different habitats on Earth and learn what factors threaten our entire world today. Through a set of interactive maps and printable versions of exhibition graphics, the relative environmental impact of different countries are seen and the threats to Earth's habitats are explored. Another set of printable exhibition graphics offer an overview of the destructive force of human activity worldwide.

 

Spectrum of Habitats

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Spectrum of Habitats

Did you know that the world's deserts keep expanding each year? Or that islands have the highest animal extinction rate—75 percent? Take a closer look at the major habitats found on Earth.

Transformation of the Biosphere: Human Health

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Transformation of the Biosphere: Human Health

Did you know only 10 percent of people in rural Madagascar have access to safe drinking water? Or that Africa has the worst infant mortality rate? Take a global look at important health issues. 

Transformation of the Bioshpere: Deforestation

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Transformation of the Bioshpere: Deforestation

Today, at least 16 million hectares of forests are lost each year to timber harvesting and the conversion of forests to farmland. See the dramatic decline of the Earth's original forest cover.

Transformation of the Biosphere: Introduced Species

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Transformation of the Biosphere: Introduced Species

It's not just humans who have jetted to remote regions of the world. For better or worse, international commerce and air travel have helped the global exchange of species and the spread of disease.