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  • Endangered Species

    Linn English IIII January 14th‚ 2013 How Species Are Becoming Endangered There are so many reasons and factors that are causing all kinds of species to become endangered. Some are natural causes but others are caused by mankind. Species have been coming endangered or sometimes extinct since the beginning of time. Mankind wasn’t such a huge factor until we started to develop more and more as time continued to go on. Almost 99% of threatened species are at risk of being extinct because of human

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    Endangered species From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation‚ search For other uses‚ see Endangered species (disambiguation). "Endangered" redirects here. For other uses‚ see Endangered (disambiguation). Conservation status | | By risk of extinction | Extinct | Extinct (List) Extinct in the Wild (List) | Threatened | Critically Endangered (List) Endangered (List) Vulnerable (List) | At lower risk | Conservation Dependent (List) Near Threatened (List) Least

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  • Endangered Species

    An endangered species is a population of organisms‚ which is facing high risk of becoming extinct because it is either few in numbers‚ or threatened by changing environmental or predation parameters. There are a lot of endangered species in the world right now. They are moving towards being extinct slowly. In fact‚ since a species is not declared extinct until years have gone by since it was last spotted. Tigers are among the animals that are endangered in Asia. The tiger is native to Asia

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    animals. Indeed‚ we are in danger of wiping out some species‚ if we have not already done so. For millions of years‚ extinction among animals was а natural process. In fact‚ it was part of the process of evolution. In recent years‚ however‚ the extinction of some species has been the result of human activities. Had it not been for these‚ many more animals would have survived. Some species have either been made extinct‚ or become endangered‚ because of hunting. Now‚ even the very earliest

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    There are many endangered animals in the world today‚ which play important roles in our environment and in our lives. Humans are the main cause of these animals becoming extinct‚ but with the help of the government and caring people some of these animals have increased in numbers and have been taken off the endangered species list. Many people think that they cannot do anything to help these poor animals‚ but they are wrong. There are many ways in which people can help to keep these animals from

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    Endangered species are those considered to be at risk of extinction‚ meaning that there are so few left of their kind that they could disappear from the planet altogether. Endangered species are threatened by factors such as habitat loss‚ hunting‚ disease and climate change‚ and usually‚ endangered species‚ have a declining population or a very limited range. The current rate of extinction is thought to be far greater than the expected natural rate‚ with many species going extinct before they have

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    ENDANGERED SPECIES Introduction An endangered species is a population of organisms which is at risk of becoming extinct because it is either few in numbers‚ or threatened by changing environmental or predation parameters. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has calculated the percentage of endangered species as 40 percent of all organisms based on the sample of species that have been evaluated through 2006.Many nations have laws offering protection to

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  • The Endangered Species Act

    Under the Endangered Species Act in the United States‚ species may be listed as "endangered" or "threatened". The Salt Creek tiger beetle (Cicindela nevadica lincolniana) is an example of an endangered subspecies protected under the ESA. The US Fish and Wildlife Service as well as the National Marine Fisheries Service are held responsible for classifying and protecting endangered species‚ and adding a particular species to the list can be a long‚ controversial process (Wilcove & Master‚ 2008‚ p.

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  • Endangered Species Act

    important to make sure that no species die out so as to not upset the environmental balance. When we protect all species‚ we are protecting the entire habitat. Therefore‚ we are maintaining the safety of our own environment as humans. To help protect threatened species‚ then-president‚ Richard Nixon‚ signed into law the Endangered Species Act in 1973. Yet after 34 years‚ some still argue that this Act has been a failure. So the question is‚ "Did the Endangered Species Act have more negative effects

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    What is known as the Endangered Species Act began in mid-1960. In order for the Fish and Wildlife Service to expand their efforts to protect endangered species‚ Congress enacted the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966. This Act did little more than allow a list of endangered species to be made. The Act did not prohibit the killing of endangered species or the destruction of their habitat. The lack of legal protection for the endangered species led the Fish and Wildlife

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