Essays Tagged: "Threatened species"

A disscusion about the uses and abuses of watersheds and their surrounding areas in Southern Oregon.

area that makes it stick out more than most of the surrounding watersheds. In it, there are several threatened species, as well as some that are even endangered. Unregulated irrigation practices have ... e are many environmental issues surrounding this area, including the listing of both endangered and threatened species (which will be addressed later) due to habitat degradation. There is also clear-c ...

(10 pages) 52 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Research Assignment on Gabon

contains one of the richest and most biodiverse ecosystems in all of Africa, home to many rare and threatened species in the forests that cover eighty-five percent of its total surface area. However, ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Endangered Species: African Elephant and Kemps Ridley Turtle.

In the United States we have a national Threatened and Endangered Species list that allows government intervention and protection of a speci ... d Species list that allows government intervention and protection of a species deemed endangered or threatened. "An "endangered" species is one that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a sign ... ies is one that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range. A "threatened" species is one that is likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future. " (http:// ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Endangered Spotted Owl

On June 26, 1990, the Northern Spotted Owl was designated as threatened through the entire range. The Spotted owl lives in the forests of north America. They are ... endangered because their habitat is being destroyed by logging. A decade long effort to protect the threatened owl may go for naught if the trend continues, said Erica Forsman, a spotted owl expert wi ... orsman's research in the 1970's and the 1980's helped win the spotted owl listing 10 years ago as a threatened species under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, leading to a fiery dispute between environ ...

(1 pages) 25 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

American Zoos

ink, and another animal disappears. Gaze, and more rainforests are destroyed. Stare, and a thousand threatened species stare back"� (Beyond Zoo, 2001, p.1).Modern zoos are no longer for pure en ...

(9 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


RC and tropical deforestation in our FAQ.Global Extinction Rising Rapidly The 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species warns that global loss of species is increasing at an alarming rate. According to ...

(2 pages) 469 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers