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Topics Explored: Human Activities Impact on Biodiversity, Conservation of Biodiversity

This case study explores how and why cervids (deer, elk, moose, reindeer) are suffering from the fatal neurodegenerative Chronic Wasting Disease that is sweeping through North America and Europe. It is so contagious among cervids. In this case study we answer the questions... Can it spread to humans and how do we protect the biodiversity of cervids? Answer key included.

Case Study: Chronic Wasting Disease (Teacher & Student Edition)