Essays Tagged: "native species"

Effects of foreign species introduction on an ecosystem

ies. This growth and severe increase in the size of the population can cause a shortage of food for native species. When this occurs, the native species disappear and the biodiversity in the ecosystem ... tribute itself to the food chain, the balance is disrupted and there will be less available for the native species. Once the new species has found its ecological niche however, balance begins to resto ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Introduced Species

cessful in Australia because of a lack of natural predators able to keep populations under control. Native species have been unable to adapt to the high competition and consumption of wild rabbits, ca ... come threatened and extinct. Today rabbits have been classified as pests because of their impact on native wildlife and agricultural production. They have also changed the traditional diets of the ind ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Invasive Species - Melaleuca Tree

Introducing a nonnative species into an environment can cause some unexpected problems to the habitat and to native s ... devastation to farms, health hazards for humans, invasion of natural areas, and the replacement of native species. If a plant or animal is introduced to a new area with similar plants or animals it c ... es competition for food or space. One species can be eliminated because of this. An example of a nonnative species being introduced into the United States and causing unforseen problems is the Austral ...

(3 pages) 42 0 2.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Why are Brown Trout being introduced into the Hudson river when the native trout, Brook Trout is already present?

of our paper is to investigate why brown trout are being introduced into the Hudson River when the native species, brown trout is present. Out study began when we went to the Cold Spring's hatchery w ... at live in the Cold Spring hatchery are aquatic reptiles and amphibians. All of them are freshwater natives of New York State. The hatchery's main purpose is to preserve different fish species in orde ...

(14 pages) 17 0 2.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

CRANBERRIES

land's stocks were going at 17 ½ a share up a ¼ from the day before.Cranberries are a native species to Wisconsin. Commercial farming of cranberries began near the town of Berlin in 1860 ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Location         Burundi is in Central Africa, just east of Democratic

rican lakes, the second deepest (next to L. Baikal) and the longest lake of the world. It holds 240 native species. The average water temperature is 23 degrees Celsius. The area is 32,000 kilometers s ...

(6 pages) 1234 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Asian Long-horned Beetle The Asian long-horned beetle is among

The Asian Long-horned Beetle The Asian long-horned beetle is among the many non-native species in America. The seemingly harmless insect is no threat to humans or animals, but hard ... are being taken to impede further immigration and destruction. Asian long-horned beetles are native to areas including China, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and other surrounding territories. At one t ... pan and other surrounding territories. At one time they caused only slight harm when located in its native habitat. These are believed to be natural forests located in northern China. The beetle's nat ...

(3 pages) 544 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

JuHoansi

The Ju’Hoansi (Zhun-twasi) meaning ourselves, are a native group of people inhabiting much of the southern parts of Africa. This San society (abo ... This San society (aboriginal people of Southern Africa) of about 15,000 is one of the oldest native peoples of their region. A peaceful egalitarian society has lived in and around the Kalahari ... existence in Africa, from political change and forced labor, to over grazing of Herrero farmers on native !Kung land. However, these people are resilient, to one day live harmoniously with the earth, ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Land & Water Management Issues in Kosciuszko National Park

ng of vegetation, spreading of invasive weeds and have various detrimental effects on population of native species. KNP has been implementing a plan to effectively reducing brumby population by muster ...

(3 pages) 23 1 4.3 Apr/2009

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Australian Quarantine and its Significance

quarantine rules for the import of plant and animal substances to protect both primary industry and native species. In recent years there has been an increasing economic push to permit the entry of mo ... quarantine rules for the import of plant and animal substances to protect both primary industry and native species. In recent years there has been an increasing economic push to permit the entry of mo ...

(6 pages) 1968 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays