Essays Tagged: "Habitat destruction"

Biodiversity

lack of any member can have negative consequencesfor the whole. It also includes all the different habitats, biological communities, and ecological processeswithin the ecosystem. Biodiversity enables ... Finally, the primary reason that species becomeendangered is due to the loss or alteration of their habitat or ecosystem. If biodiversity is threatened thenendangered species are threatened, possibly ...

(1 pages) 142 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The plight of endangered animals and the effectiveness of their conservation methods.

as 20% of animals in the next 30 years(Easton and Goldfarb 2003).It is inconceivable not to mention habitat destruction and man's overexploitation of numerous species that has led to this ugly phenome ... many centuries?What then do we need to do to preserve these endangered animals? Perhaps preserving habitats could be the best measure. It is also very easy for man to develop certain artificial measu ...

(13 pages) 174 0 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Environment

d resources has resulted in deforestation, the ruining of sand dunes and overall the destruction of habitats. For example the clearing of land for raising livestock is a major cause of deforestation, ... Panama, 70 per cent of land has been cleared for pasture. This is a good example of humans clearing habitats for our own use. Where land has been often untouched and in a good position, development si ...

(1 pages) 134 3 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Preserve our wildlife

earbefore biologists can identify them. The primary causes of species extinction orendangerment are habitat destruction, commercial exploitation, damage caused bynonnative plants and animals introduce ... aused bynonnative plants and animals introduced into an area, and pollution. Of thesecauses, direct habitat destruction threatens the most species. As species evolve, mostadapt to a specific habitat o ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Tkink green,live green! a essay about the main enviromental problem of the society

in the past 20 years the air quality has improved there is still allot to worry about.wildlife and habitat destructionAccording to some scientists, plant and animal species are becoming xtinct faster ... and accidental stowaways can severely harm native flora and fauna and upset ecological equilibrium. Habitat loss is the second most critical factor in species extinction. Worldwide, there is now 20 pe ...

(6 pages) 155 0 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Species Extinction

stem and species become extinct for a number of reasons but the primary cause is the destruction of habitat by human activities. First of all, as species evolve, most adapt to a specific environment t ... cies evolve, most adapt to a specific environment that best meets their survival needs.Without this habitat the species may not survive. Pollution, drainage of wetlands,conversion of shrub lands to gr ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Crucible

environment, such as cooling of the climate, the loss of their food source, or destruction of their habitat. Humans would not be able to live without species. Humans are destroying our economy at a fa ... die because of all of the chemicals in the air that they breathe and with deforestation all animals habitat would change and it would be hard to get used to another environment. The causes of species ...

(3 pages) 495 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Crucible

environment, such as cooling of the climate, the loss of their food source, or destruction of their habitat. Humans would not be able to live without species. Humans are destroying our economy at a fa ... die because of all of the chemicals in the air that they breathe and with deforestation all animals habitat would change and it would be hard to get used to another environment. The causes of species ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Species Extinction

environment, such as cooling of the climate, the loss of their food source, or destruction of their habitat. Humans would not be able to live without species. Humans are destroying our economy at a fa ... die because of all of the chemicals in the air that they breathe and with deforestation all animals habitat would change and it would be hard to get used to another environment. The causes of species ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Popluation Growth-too many peo

. The country holds some of the most beautiful rainforests and rivers in the entire world. The lush habitat of Costa Rica also supports some of the most expansive and diverse flora and fauna in the wo ... oday, only twenty percent of the nation retains its original forest cover (Dreshner 23). Along with habitat destruction comes extinction. According to the World Reasources Institute's report, Costa Ri ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Global Enviornmnet

in deforestation, thе ruining оf sand dunes and overall thе destruction оf habitats. For example thе clearing оf land for raising livestock is а major cause ... t оf land has been cleared for pasture. This is а good example оf humans clearing habitats for our own use (Prahalad, 1987). Where land has been often untouched and in а good p ...

(8 pages) 131 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Africa-Ethics and Environmental Case Study

ommercialized for whaling, which existence has evolved to threaten all animals.Poaching and natural habitat destruction in Africa poses the highest threat to wildlife conservation. Poachers ignore law ... the environment, and animals. Laws were passed to protect wild life animals and their environmental habitat. Wildlife conservatism voices became strong and loud; threatening political intervention if ...

(9 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Land & Water Management Issues in Kosciuszko National Park

;s most endangered species and has suffered a decline of over 70% in the past decade as a result of habitat destruction through tourism and habitat degradation through drought and bushfires. KNP has s ... such as through construction of the “Tunnel of Love” so males could cross into the female habitat for mating. A small area of Perisher ski resort has also been closed to prevent disturbance ...

(3 pages) 23 1 4.3 Apr/2009

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Animals At Risk Of Endangerment

As the 21st century continues our planet is continually changing, causing habitats to be altered and modified. Animals are being killed all around the world which leads to be ... . Protecting the endangered species in the world can be a difficult challenge because their natural habitats are being destroyed by the people who live amongst them. Habitat destruction, introduction ... trading are the main causes of all endangered animals and has become a serious problem.The animals' habitat can be destroyed in varieties of ways. Climate change and pollution have a negative effect o ...

(3 pages) 20 1 3.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental Studies

system diversity �31.2. Extinction �42. Five major causes of extinction �42.1. Habitat destruction �42.2. Habitat fragmentation �52.3. Invasion of exotic species  ... ars can be directly attributed to human causes (A. Le Brocque, 2007).Five major causes of extinctionHabitat destructionDestruction of the habitat has been documented as largest single factor contribut ...

(6 pages) 124 0 4.0 May/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

ad analysis climate change

write is called exigence. The exigence of this piece is that the World Wildlife Fund wants animal's habitat's to be safer and cleaner. If humans in the world keep polluting and destroying it, the anim ... e, they will die or become mutated, just as humans would mutate into odd-looking creatures if their habitat were to be destroyed. Upon researching the World Wildlife Fund, one will find that the World ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Keratin 8 Protein

stern New Guinea. The significant overlap in macaque and human living space has resulted in greater habitat loss, synanthropic living, and inter- and intra-species conflicts over resources. The scient ... een studied well. Throughout its wide range, the olive baboon can be found in a number of different habitats. It is usually classified as savanna-dwelling, living in the wide plains of the grasslands. ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays