Macroevolution 2018: Class 12, Extinction 2

Learning objectives Understand about phylogenetic diversity as a conservation metric Be able to understand how estimates of conservation risk can take into account relatedness Use phylogeny to predict extinction risk Also, cool breaking news: solid evidence that a member  of the Ediacaran biota was an animal: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6408/1198 (Sept 21, 2018)   UTKEEB464_Lecture12_Extinction2_2018.pptx UTKEEB464_Lecture12_Extinction2_2018.pdf