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Endangered Species

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 becoming endangered or help save them. There are many endangered animals and they come in all shapes and sizes. Ninety-nine percent of the earth's creatures have become extinct. Just in the United States more than a dozen insects, mostly butterflies are on the endangered species list, along with over 50 species of...

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The Importance of Endangered Species in Our World

The Importance of Endangered species in our world Importance of Endangered Species in our world INTRODUCTION The term endangered is used by international and national organizations to define plants and animals currently in danger of becoming extinct. Although the term endangered is universally used, the definition of an endangered species is greatly varied. In most cases, the factors causing an organism to become endangered are human- related. ABSTRACT Geographic...

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Should the Endangered Species Act Be Strengthened

Should the Endangered Species Act Be Strengthened? Most of us do not realize how much we take for granted, but there are some out there who feel as I do when it comes to strengthening the Endangered Species Act. This law is essential to present and future generations, although we may not realize it. Humankind is lucky to live in such a variety of ecosystems, but unfortunately, we all happen to leave some type of mark on the Earth and share in the destruction of many species, as well as their habitats...

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Philippine Species

Jonathan G. Misa ENSCI BSHRM401 1. 10 common species in the philppine ( flora and fauna ) Sampaguita The sampaguita is a small, white flower found in the swamps and forests of the Philippines. These flowers have soft, wide, paper-thin petals. The foliage is light green and the stems are thick. Many people use these flowers as decorations or garden plants. They are popular for weddings and special occasions. Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) Langka is a smooth tree reaching...

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Invasive Species

Shannon Angus Mrs. Cumbee January 9, 2013 Foreign Invaders Invasive species are groups of organisms that are unnaturally occurring to an area. When introduced, they can cause economic and physical harm to humans and ecosystems. The importing, legally and illegally, of invasive species into our society is not only harmful to our population and our ecosystem but also the population of plants and animals in their indigenous homeland. To continue, the smuggling of plants and animals into new...

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How Does Different Levels of Pollution in Streams or Ponds Affect Macro Invertebrate Species?

Levels of Pollution in Streams or Ponds Affect Macro invertebrate Species? Organisms without back bones are Macro Invertebrate species (Seminole.Wateratlas.Usf.Edu ,2012) . These organisms are small but can be seen without a magnifying glass (Waitakere.Govt.Nz , 2002) . Size ranges from 3-20mm long (Waitakere.Govt.Nz , 2002) .Insects, crustaceans, mollusks, worms, leeches, and anemones are classified a Macro invertebrate species (Waitakere.Govt.Nz , 2002). Streams that are free from pollution...

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Essay On Invasive Species

There are many different types of invasive species around the world, that vary in all shapes and sizes and things. What is an invasive species.? An invasive species is a plant, fungus, or animal species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and which has a tendency to spread to a degree believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy or human health. The Burmese Python The Burmese Python is a large reptile (snake) that can grow up to 20 ft in length...

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Humans’ Moral Obligation to Preserve Endangered Species

Obligation to Preserve Endangered Species Many species that exists today are becoming endangered to extinction. In the past era where humans did not exist, extinction occurred due to natural causes. On this present time however, extinction of species are threatened by humans’ existence. Humans are the only moral agent; in which, it has the intellectual capacity that animals and plants do not have. Thus, humans are powerful and dominate over any species. Many practices that humans do such...

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Endangered Marine Species

Endangered Marine Species Topic: Marine mammal extinction and endangered species. Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of the causes, protection programs and possibilities for future protection for endangered species. Thesis: Endangered marine animals are in need of protection and awareness; many people need to understand the origins of endangerment, what animals are being affected and what is already being done to help our marine life. Introduction I. Have you ever thought about how important...

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Endangered Species Essay

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 Service...

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