Endangered Essays

  • Endangered Species

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    when changes occur at a fast pace, there is little or no time for an individual species to react and adjust to the new circumstances. This cause disastrous results, and for this reason, rapid habitat loss is the primary cause of species becoming endangered. Nearly every region of earth has been affected by human activity. It is difficult for an individual to recognize the effects that humans have had on specific species (Brook p.385). It is even more difficult to predict human effects on individual

  • Endangered Species

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    INTRODUCTION There are 1,436 endangered species in the United States alone. (2) Every species depends on the survival of another, so what happens if one goes extinct? Every organism is affected in one way or another, and it is definitely not a positive affect. There are various terms to describe the status of these animals, just as there are many factors that played into them reaching that status. The extinction of an organism affects everything that the organism at hand comes into contact with directly

  • Quality Education Endangered

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    Quality Education Endangered Education today is leaving students ignorant while overworking them to the point that they have little free time to relax and have fun. Teachers are not teaching their students some of the basic knowledge of the subjects and instead are assigning considerable amounts of homework to the students in an attempt to educate them through repetition. I do believe that homework is necessary to reinforce lessons, but the massive amount we are receiving is going too far, especially

  • Endangered Species

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    and plants are not doing so well. People today have knowledge of the many different species, but some of the species are now endangered in certain countries where there is no protection for animals. Endangered species are groups of organisms which are at risk of becoming extinct for one or more reasons. There are many reasons why a particular specie may become endangered. Although these factors can be analyzed and grouped, there are certain causes that appear repeatedly. The main causes of species

  • Protection Of Endangered Species

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    Situation). In the tropical rainforest alone, most species are disappearing at the rate of 1% a year (Sherry, 6). If the current trend continues, at least 50% of all currently existing species will be either extinct or endangered by the year 2050 (Today’s Situation). For this reason endangered species deserve more protection than the current regulations provide. Throughout history there have been many different reasons for the extinction of species. The earliest known reason was 64-66 million years ago

  • Endangered Species: Cause And Effects Of Endangered Species

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    1.0 Introduction Endangered species, because of the species ' own cause or the extinction of wild species subjected to human activities or natural disasters in the near future, the probability of a high species extinction key species may disrupt the local food chain, cause damage to ecosystems, and may eventually lead to the collapse of the entire ecosystem. 2.0 Causes Species themselves:Species specificity and genetic failure are often the intrinsic causes of endangered species and even extinction

  • The Endangered Species Act

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    The Endangered Species Act Introduction: Long-term survival of a species depends on its ability to adapt to changing environmental conditions (Murphy, 1994). Genetic diversity within a species, which has taken 3.5 billion years to evolve, makes adaptations to these changing environments possible. Unfortunately, the rate of extinction of genetically diverse organisms is rapidly increasing, thus reducing this needed biodiversity, largely due to the human impacts of development and expansion.

  • Endangered Species

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    only ones on this planet. We go around polluting and destroying our world with no regard for our actions. The things that live out in the wild are paying the price for it. Every day that passes there is another animal or plant that is placed on an endangered list. This is happening at an alarming rate. Because of man’s desire to expand and conquer their surroundings, there are animals and plants that are on the brink of extinction that will not be around for our kids and future generations to enjoy

  • Endangered Species Legislation

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    decades has been the protection of endangered species. Much has been done in the legal world to ensure the continued longevity of our planet’s diversity, including two major policies: CITES and the Endangered Species Act. Each of these policies has approached the welfare of endangered species in a different way, with varying degrees of success. Each strategy will be summarized and analyzed, beginning with the CITES treaty, as it was enacted before the Endangered Species Act. However, before examining

  • Save the Endangered Animals

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    tigers, the giant panda, or the rhinoceros? What a paler place it would be. Astonishing amounts of animals are considered critically endangered and near extinction. If we would like these animals to be around for future generations, we cannot hesitate in our efforts to help them. Rhinoceros - Sadly, the White, Black and Javan rhinoceros are all on the critically endangered list. The Indonesian Javan Rhino is in particularly bad shape with having less than 60 of their kind left in the world. There are

  • Humanity and Endangered Animals

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    Description of the topic The National Wildlife Federation lists an endangered animals as a genus that may be eradicated by leaving an insufficient quantity to reproduce or obliterating the species in it entirety ("Endangered animals act," para 1). In the United States alone there are 70 mammals that are recorded as endangered; however the foreign number exceeds 250 (US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2014). The extinction process could be correlated to a natural route; however extinction may also transpire

  • Endangered marine life

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    species get a voice to classify them as endangered while the other are extinct. The extinction marine life has come to great value to some scientist and few people within the last few years, since the world is covered in just about 75% of water, all marine species are difficult to perceive. In the NOAA (National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration) website is states that “approximately 2,100 species of marine life”, that they know of are listed as endangered. They also have stated that with in the

  • Endangered Species Decline

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    Endangered species do not have enough protection from becoming extinct. The decline of any species is incredibly important. Despite there being many organizations and laws out there created to protect them, they are not getting all the protection they need and deserve. It is not just those living creatures that are being threatened, it is humans as well. The ESA, also known as the Endangered Species Act, was created to protect species that are listed under the Red List as threatened. There is

  • It's Time to Protect the Endangered Wolf

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    Three little pigs dance in a circle singing "Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf?" Little Red Riding Hood barely escapes the cunning advances of the ravenous wolf disguised as her grandmother. Movie audiences shriek as a gentle young man is transformed before their eyes into a werewolf, a symbol of the essence of evil. Such myths and legends have portrayed the wolf as a threat to human existence. Feared as cold-blooded killers, they were hated and persecuted. Wolves were not

  • Essay On Endangered Species

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    In our world today we have approximately 26,021 endangered species. Endangered species are organisms that may possible become extinct. The term 'endangered species' refers to all species that fits this description. However some conservation biologists and scientists normally use the term ‘endangered species’ to refer to species that are put on the IUCN(International Union for Conservation of Nature)Red List. Many factors can be looked at when considering the conservation status of a species. Factors

  • Emperor Penguins Are Endangered

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    Emperor Penguins: Now Endangered According to Reference.com, “Penguins are endangered because of large-scale fishing operations that diminish their food supply, poachers who steal their eggs and kill adults for their oil, and oil spills that pollute their environment and kill thousands of penguins at once.” Penguins are now becoming endangered, because of these incidents happening to their environment. Penguins are vastly sensitive birds, and they do not react well to various changes in their environment

  • endangered species

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    How would u feel if someone came in your neighborhood and destroyed your homes? So how would you expect the Sumatran orangutans to feel? Sumatran Orangutans homes in North Sumatra are being destroyed on a high rate, the main problem is due to fire and other development. The plan to build a road in north Sumatra threatens one of the largest-numbers of areas of the orangutan’s habitat. Not only do fires burn down many areas of orangutan’s habitat, but alot of these apes were thought to have burned

  • Overview of Endangered Species

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    Endangered species are rare or threatened plants or animals that are rapidly vanishing and becoming extinct. This means they are plants and animals that now exist in only small numbers and soon may be gone forever unless whatever is causing this to occur changes. Maybe as humans, we need to cherish these plants and animals as much as we cherish our material possessions, as after all these may be the most valuable treasures for all of mankind. According to the International Union for the Conservation

  • Endangered Species Act

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    The rate of endangered species is increasing incredibly due to poachers killing animals. Poachers have contributed to the endangerment of many animals. The community is also taking ownership of individual animals’ habitats. Something must be done about the vast number of species on the endangered species lists. On the bright side, the Endangered Species Act has made significant strides in guiding many species out of peril and onto the journey toward safety. “[The word] Endangered means to be under

  • Endangered Species Essay

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    Key Issues Endangered species are animals or beings that are so small in numbers that they are at a very high risk of extinction. There are over 3000 endangered species around the world due to many factors including over-fishing, hunting, destruction of habitat, climate change and a decrease in food supply. As the number of endangered species are increasing quickly it is very important that action is taken to preserve them for a number of reasons. If endangered species are not preserved it could