Rangelands may not be well known, but they are extremely important and provide multiple, tangible benefits to the environment, wildlife, and local communities. II. Ecology Summer Lake Wildlife Area is a closed basin wetland. The biggest threat to the ecology of the region is irrigation practices since the migrating bird species depend on certain parts of the area flooding (Ducks Unlimited, 2013). The Summer Lake Wildlife Area is located inside the Summer Lake watershed.
Mangrove derives from the spanish word mangle, which means a large group of trees or shrubs that grow on shores of tropics (Wikipedia contributors).There is at approximately 80 known species and 3 types (red, black, white) that have been discovered around the world. Mangroves grow in coastal habitats where freshwater rivers empty into saltwater seas, or vice versa. All mangroves either have prop roots or have a root system that allows them to receive oxygen(Maikut). This essay will contain the important characteristics that mangroves contain. Although not many organisms inhabit mangroves, every single one has its key role.
Recovery of freshwater marsh vegetation after a saltwater intrusion event. Oecologia103: 63-72. McCarron, J-K., McLeod, K.W., and Conner, W.H. (1998). Flood and Salinity Stress of Wetland Woody Species, Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)and Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica var.
There are also more than 100 mammals, 420 birds and number of reptiles are 70 (Blaser 2011). However, according to IUCN 8 amphibians and 1 bird species are critically endangered in the forest; CITES also listed 30 plant species as endangered species. Management policy suggests actions to conserve endangered wildlife, riverbanks and rare plants in production forest (Blaser 2011). According to FAO (2010) report, the biodiversity protection was the principle designation for 19 500 hectares of forest area and some protections are also covered by the policies used for
In fact, Rae Bareli was considered as one of the strongest constituency’s under the Gandhi family. What to see in Rae Bareli ? There are various tourist attractions in Rae Bareli that one can see. The first thing that one must make a note of is the Samaspur Bird Sanctuary . This bird haven is known to house as many as 250 various species of birds and animals that are rare and few.
This rainforest has a great variety of plants and animals. 1/5 of the world’s plants and 1/10 of all mammal species are found there. Africa: Central Africa has the world’s second largest rainforest. In the southeast, in the large island of Madagascar, the land was once intensively forested, but sorrowfully much of it has vanished. The island of Madagascar is home to many unique plants and animals not found anywhere
The birds are very diverse, they consist of for example sugarbirds, cotingas and manakins all which feed on Guyana's vast array of insects. Population , Education and Culture Guyana has an estimated 800,000 people or on an average of 3.8 people per square mile. Georgetown is the capital and it holds a few hundred thousand people. Being the capital, it is the main port city and holds the major educational institution in Guyana. The University of Guyana is the best higher education and there are many schools throughout the country.
An attractive feature of Ha Long Bay is the variety of ecosystems with ecosystems typical of tropical waters, diverse species composition. It is known home of 2.949 species of both fauna and flora, including 102 rare species of the region and worldwide with 14 endemic floral species such as Chirita hiepii, Paraboea halongensis and Alpinia calcicola, etc. and 60 endemic faunal species such as oyster, cyclinae, charonia tritonis, etc. It is divided into two main ecosystems: a tropical evergreen rainforest ecosystem and a marine and coastal ecosystem. The tropical evergreen rainforest ecosystem characterized by the type of forest on limestone and divided into four main categories with its own characteristics, including the moist rainforest on lime-stone mountains, the bush on dry stone mountains, mangroves and plants in caves.
They can grow up to 20 meters and weigh more than 12,000 kilos. 2. Aquarius Aqwa of Australia: The Aqwa Aquarium is located in the western part of the country. There are forty species that live within the pond which is 20 meters wide by 40 long and one of its major attractions is the acrylic tunnel more than 90 feet which is even more closely how the underwater life. This aquarium has a capacity of 3 million liters of water a... ... middle of paper ... ... million liters.
The river starts high in the Himalayan Mountains and empties into the Bay of Bengal. The Ganges River is about 1560 miles or 2510 km long and has an average deepness of 52 feet or 16 meters. The Ganges River basin contains more people than any other river basin. The population of the basin is around 400 million people and covers parts of India, Bangladesh, Nepal and China. The photo to the right shows the Ganges River basin and its tributaries that include the Yamuna River, Son River, Mahananda River, and Koshi River.