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    Introduction The European wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) is a species of rabbit native to southwestern Europe and Northwest Africa. It represent one of the most economically important mammal species and has therefore been introduced into new ecosystems by humans all over the world. Today the European rabbit can be found, in the wild, on every continent except Asia and Antarctica. They are raised extensively worldwide for meat, skin and wool production, as well as being a popular game animal

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    of human travel on the environment and humans. The Europeans were not only responsible for the actual exploitation of natural resources in the places they discovered, but they also took diseases, new technologies, and non-native plant and animal species which had a tremendous impact on the native human population as well as the environment. The hunger for more natural resources and the need to trade for exotic goods were the main causes for European exploration and colonization. Even though religion

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    indicated that P. nigricans and P. bonelli in the Aggia River share a similar diet. Both species extensively fed on Chironomids larvaeand in the main, Dipterans represented the most important contribution to the total consumed food. In P. bonelli a significant portion of population fed on Bivalvia, while P. nigricans seemed to prefer other insects, especially Ephemeroptera. Only slight changes in the diet of the two species occurred and dietary compositions of the two gobies in the study area didn’t differ

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    popular place for sightseers to go observe the wildlife or kick back and relax and take in the soothing fresh air. As you travel deeper into the hammocks you start to notice over population of certain plants. These types of plants are called invasive species, which are plants that are brought form other countries and other ecosystems and inserted into the everglades ecosystem. These plants begin to take over the everglades and eventually kill off and prevent native plants from growing. Plants like the

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    ecology of the Americas was completely and permanently altered. Although the Europeans helped in these changes to the ecosystem, their part was minor when compared to the true criminals: the European animals. It was the European animals that were introduced into the New World that had the most destructive effects on their new environment and forever altered the ecology of the Americas. Before taking a look into the effects the European animals had on the environment, we must first view the way things

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    observation in the ecological community is the impacts of urbanisation on native birds. It is known that native species are declining in cities which are dominated by those that possess the specific traits to adjust with its intensely modified landscape (McKinney 2006) – predominantly the exotic species. This poses the need for conservation plans to be enforced in order to maintain native bird species within the urban environment. This report characterises and evaluates the structural elements of specific

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    Europeans and ridiculing the Europeans behaviour using animal illustrations. The book is set in an indigenous point of view with the specific use of words and illustrations, as the story is told and viewed by the unexpected arrival of an unknown species called “The Rabbits.” This gives the readers an insight of what the story will be about and by using such illustrations that portrays the two as animals will position the readers into showing the emotions felt by the indigenous and the destructive

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    Throughout the United States there are many invasive species, or animals and plants that were introduced either accidentally or intentionally and have affected the environment negatively. The invasive species I have chosen to research is the purple loosestrife. The scientific name for the purple loosestrife is Lythrum salicaria. Purple loosestrife are aquatic plants and are found in wetlands, marshes etc. Purple loosestrife are called purple loosestrife because their flowers are a purple-magenta

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    the damage caused by an invasive species by observing the species, by having scientists or volunteers conduct tests in the habitat, use the Early Detection and Rapid Response system (EE&RR), track changes of health problems over time and track losses from farmers and/or other economic interests (Simberloff 99, 171). When tracking health problems over time, we can look at a hospital or emergency records of a disease or bite that was contracted from an invasive species. David Simberloff stated that many

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    extinction of indigenous animals has been an ongoing problem that has not received the attention it deserves. Biologists have studied the pattern of mass extinction with growing concern. The world’s species are declining at a rate 10,000 times faster than normal according to a census of the world’s species (Dugan). What is causing such a rapid increase in extinction is unknown however there is one thing that is indisputable: human interference is playing a direct role. Poaching is the illegal hunting

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