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  • Biology Extinction

    In biology and ecology‚ extinction is the end of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon)‚ normally a species. The moment of extinction is generally considered to be the death of the last individual of the species‚ although the capacity to breed and recover may have been lost before this point. Because a species’ potential range may be very large‚ determining this moment is difficult‚ and is usually done retrospectively. This difficulty leads to phenomena such as Lazarus taxa‚ where a species

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  • Animal in Extinction

    Muhamad Naem Bin Yusof Title : Animal in Extinction SubTopic : Why the animal under verge of extinction Introduction In bucked the trend towards modernization and progress‚ we increasingly forget that not only human beings that inhabit this universe. Ever forget the existence of human animals and the environment so that most of us have succumbed to the demands of modernization and progress. Humans have killed the flora and fauna around us to make way for development. Implications

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  • Living Extinction

    forcing unprecedented numbers of species toward extinction. However‚ extinction is a natural biological process that has been a part of species’ evolution since the beginning of time. Fossil records have shown that‚ even before humans were a part of the world’s biota‚ natural factors such as overspecialization ‚ competition‚ sudden climatic change‚ or catastrophic events like volcanic eruptions and earthquakes have driven species to endangerment and extinction. Some people may ask "why bother with

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  • Extinction and Its Impacts

    Extinction is the ceasing of a species to exist on this Earth. A species officially becomes extinct when all of the species no longer exists. A species is to become certainly extinct when there is an extremely small number of it and it is unable to reproduce to create more of itself. Therefore‚ we say a species is in for certain extinction if it cannot reproduce itself. Extinctions occur at a great pace and species that we did not even know existed become extinct all the time. Scientists say that

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  • Brink of Extinction

    Brink of Extinction In Malaysia today the survival of wildlife have taken second place to human activity. All major wildlife species are now threatened with extinction. Does saving these endangered species and taking necessary actions for those who are on the brink of extinction means anything to you? Most of us are not aware that our Malayan Tiger‚ Clouded Leopard (Roy Goh 2011)‚ Pygmy Elephant‚ Sumatran Rhino‚ Orang-Utan and Turtles are in the under-extinction animals category

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  • Mass Extinction

    Extinction and Evolution Ecology helps us understand the importance of mass extinction in evolution‚ and it also helps us understand some of the causes of extinction. Ecological niche is one of the most important concepts to understand. An animal or plant lives in a certain place is active at a particular times‚ and eats certain things; all these factors describe its ecological niche. Our environment is parted into millions of ecological niches‚ each that represents a probable home for life

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  • Extinction of Animal

    reasons as well as argument for necessity of conducting such campaign. First of all‚ the environmental degradation is widely recognized as a primary reason. In fact‚ the deforestation and environment pollution have put creatures on the verge of extinction. Domestic apes in Vietnam‚ which have die out due to shrinking of tropical trees‚ could be taken as a particularly salient example of this. Ignoring the impact of human on minimizing the habitat of animals is thereby a grave mistake. Additionally

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  • Animal Extinction

    numbers of endangered species are still increase rapidly. However‚ there were still numbers of selfish people that did not even concern about the animal species that disappeared. Animal extinction can be defined as animal species no longer stay in the earth as it already disappeared. The factors that lead to animal extinction are irresponsible human’s hands that destroyed animal’s habitat by deforestation‚ illegal wildlife trades and climate change. Deforestation is the main causes that lead animal species

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  • De Extinction

    De-Extinction is one of the hottest topics in the science world currently and it tops the lists of conservation and genetic scientists alike for next big project. Though this could be a great way to learn of past species and finally see them for ourselves‚ at what cost is a species revived? The idea of bringing back an extinct species‚ such as some type of dinosaur‚ comes with many questions that most find to be debatable. Conflicts arise from every aspect of this “new” animal including how it is

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  • The extinction of animals

    The extinction of animals 1. Top ten of extinct animals More than 99% of all species that have ever lived on Earth are now extinct. The vast majority (over 95%) died out. Today is Endangered Species Day. Check out some of the beautiful creatures that the planet has lost. I. The Dodo (Raphus cucullatus): The flightless bird‚ native to the island of Mauritius‚ in the Indian Ocean. II. The Dinosaurs (all of them): They were gone long before the first human graced the planet. III. Passenger

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