Conservation Of Caroline Williams's Article: Wildlife Conservation

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Wildlife Conservation Multiple communities, habitats, environments, and ecosystems all coexist with each other to form our planet, Earth. Included in these communities, habitats, environments, and ecosystems are thousands of different species. These species, over centuries, have developed symbiotic relationships with each other as a way of survival. In other words, this “Circle of Life” has been established and for centuries has been effective enough to sustain Earth’s species. However, what happens when one of these relationships turns parasitic? What happens when a foreigner invades a habitat and damages the relationships established by the species? Humans are one of the most egocentric species. Their main concern is getting the resources …show more content…
This extinction caused mainly by humans. These causes including poaching and exploiting resources in a habitat. One to two percent may seem like a small amount, however, one never stops to think the impact the extermination of these species has on a habitat. In Caroline Williams’ article, Golden Opportunity, the author explores the affect the extinction species has on the habitat. In Jennifer Dunne’s journal ,Cascading extinctions and community collapse in model food webs, the author writes about the anthropogenic causes of species extinction and how that can lead to the endangerment and extinction of a secondary specie by taking a look at food webs in the …show more content…
What it is meant by a hierarchal food-web is that the web starts off with a smaller producer and then goes to a primary consumer and continues to work its way up to secondary, tertiary consumers and so on. Because of this hierarchy and coexisting, one can see how all species greatly depend on each other. It becomes even more evident how one disruption in a habitat can generate chaos. Lack of resources and food will in turn lead to competition amongst species and survival of the fittest. Only the strongest specie that is able to obtain the resources it needs will survive and those inferior will die off. Dunne writes how “changes in system function are related to changes in system composition” for example the number and roles of species in the

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