examining and looking to solve the dilemma. The Amur Leopards are considered Critically Endangered according to the IUCN Red List (International Union for Conservation of Nature). Amur leopards are a subspecies of about 40 individuals left that live in reduced habitats of forests and mountains in Amur-Heilong, located in northeastern China and the far East of Russia. Over time the Amur Leopard has become critically endangered because of several threats including the numerous reasons that are equally crucial
Poached animal products are typically used in Asian medicine. Multiple species are being killed at an increasing rate for the purpose of their bizarre cultural traditions. Caught in this frenzy of nasty rituals are animals like the rhinoceros (Conca). Other animal parts used in these medical practices are tiger bones, rhino
extinctions has skyrocketed to 100 times the natural background rate (standford). Although the actual numbers are thought to be much higher, the number of documented extinctions in the United States, in just the last 500 years, totals around 540 species as recorded in the Natural Heritage Central Databases (precous heritage). These have included animals such as the woodland bison of West Virgina, Arizona's Merriam's elk, the carolina parokeet, the passenger pigeon, the California grizzly bear, and
the way animals, domestic or wild, are positively incorporated into their culture, religion and life. But all is not well in the animal kingdom in India. The population of various wild animals is declining day by day. A number of species have become extinct and many species are on the verge of extinction.
and appealed act, one of the most notable aspects of the WCMA is the dramatic increase in penalties for wildlife-related offences compared to the repealed law. Under the repealed law, the highest custodial penalty prescribed was ten years, while the highest fine possible was set at KES 40,000 (about US$486). After the increase of the penalties of the wildlife offences, all the fines were increased for instance an offence relating to hunting of endangered species and threatened species ( elephant &
Herman Melville's novel is Moby Dick. It is about a band of harpooners hunting a giant sperm whale named Moby Dick. Whales are going endangered and many countries are being introduced to the sport. Not just whales are going endangered but many other animals are to. In 2006, a helicopter carrying WWF staff members crashed in Nepal killing all 23 passengers on board. In 1961, a fewer number of organizations around the world were trying to meet conservation needs, but were short of funds. The first
human development or agricultural activities. Research shows that the area has important biodiversity values as there are over 200 species of trees and lianas recorded in the Matura National Park. There were also found to be seven endemic trees and one endemic fern tree in the Matura National Park. It has also been observed that seven of the nine endemic tree species that are found in the Northern Range are protected within Matura National Park (Van den Eynden, V. et al.
Pandas; everyone’s favorite fluffy animal. They were declared an endangered species in 1984, under the Endangered Species Act. Has human interaction permanently damaged their numbers? Will they ever recover from this significant loss? The Yangtze Basin is the primary home and source of food for pandas -but there’s just one major problem- its also the geographic and economic heart of China. There are so many roads and railroads dividing the forests in which they live and feed, that it is breaking
includingtheir disposal, as well as complex ecosystems that they form into the environment. Biodiversity can be classified into three levels, namely; a diversity of species. This includes species that are on the face of the Earth including bacteria and protists and multicellular species of the kingdom. genetic diversity. Genetic variation within a species among populations that are separated geographically, as well as between individualsin a population. the community Diversity. Different biological community
2007 Red List of Threatened Species, more than 16,300 species of animals and plants are been driven to the borderline of extinct from the planet. (Andrea, 2007) One of the example is Orang-utans. Orang-utans are losing their habitats and food resources as their home was been chopped down for the establishment of oil palm plantation in Indonesia. (World Wildlife Fund (WWF), 2014) Deforestation has caused the loss of habitats for animals and plants which leads to species extinction and the issues are