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SAT® Subject Test in Biology

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Species Loss and Deforestation

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The graph shows the number of bird species lost by 2100 compared to the average deforestation rates in Brazil.

What can be inferred from the information shown in the graph?

A

To decrease the extinction rate of the bird species, deforestation rates need to be decreased.

B

Deforestation rate has no effect upon bird species extinction.

C

Bird species extinction effects the stability and diversity of forests in Brazil.

D

Deforestation in Brazil has greatly impacted the biodiversity of plants and animals.

E

Bird species extinction rates are similar in other areas in which there is increased deforestation rates.