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
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most notable aspects of the WCMA is the dramatic increase in penalties for wildlife-related offences compared to the repealed law. Under the repealed law, the highest custodial penalty prescribed was ten years, while the highest fine possible was set at KES 40,000 (about US$486).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 &
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.
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.
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
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
Breeding rate Not all species breed well in captivity. Most species that easily breed in captivity has the same management requirements with domestic animals or considerable experience. Poor reproduction in captivity is often due to behavior problems caused by inadequate husbandry technique. Under different conditions at different captive places, breeding rate of a species is not similar. b. Inbreeding and lost of gene variation Only a small number of individuals of a species is used in captive
It is worth to mention that the diseases that humans and local species of animals and plants have been able to develop immunity to, can be fatal in wild animals. Biological weapons are not only having direct effects on the genetic diversity of indigenous plants and animals, but also it is having direct and indirect catastrophic
Founder& leader of School Math Club; Grade9,10; 4hrs/wk, 20wks/yr I started a math club at Notre Dame Catholic High School because we did not have a specific academic club available but many of my fellow students were very willing to expand their academic horizons. I did this in order to provide more opportunities for students who would like to enrich their spare time with something challenging and meaningful. My club members and I meet up every week to solve challenging math questions from the SATs