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    Butterfly Unhealthy

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    THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY Butterflies, like many insects across the UK have undeniable importance to the ecosystem. Maintaining butterfly populations has become a priority across the globe as anthropogenic activities increase to threaten butterfly species. One such species under threat in the UK is the Duke of Burgundy. Decline in flagship species over recent years has led to a review of the biodiversity action plans and the importance they have across the globe. This POSTnote examines the risks of butterfly decline for the UK, exploring the anthropogenic impacts on the Duke of Burgundy and assessing relevant strategies to better conservation. OVERVIEW • Values of the Butterfly to humans. • Urban sprawl and agricultural management changes have…

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    research that will prepare me for real-world situations; this opportunity will also help either confirm my choice to one day perform research, or else it will guide me in a different direction. I also hope to spend at least one summer break studying in other country or at the Pacific campus of the Au Sable Research Institute. Because I want to travel when I transition into my career, studying in unfamiliar locations will be an excellent preparatory experience for me. Additionally, studying at…

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    Bruning F. Donald. “The Conservation Role of Captive Propagation in Zoos.” 10.2 (1987): 225-258. JSTOR. Web. 19 Apr. 2016. The point of this article is to explain the contrasting organizations that are involved with endangered animals, and zoos. The first part of the article is spent describing what the different organizations do to help. The second part of the article describes all of the differing endangered birds, and what zoos and people could be doing to save endangered animals. The author…

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    BALANCING BIODIVERSITY IN CHANGING ENVIRONMENT: IMPORTANCE AND CONSERVATION Abstract: Biodiversity is the variety and variability of living organisms, including their species richness in an environment. It is a major component of environment and useful for all living organisms including man. Biodiversity plays important role in regulation of climate. Biodiversity is a major part of life-support system. It is particularly ecological, economic, spiritual, cultural, and aesthetic importance.…

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    Existing for over 4.5 billion years, Earth has provided an environment with an abundant and diverse biodiversity with infinite types of organisms and many resources among the ecosystem. As the variety life on Earth survives from the provided resources, the biodiversity itself, however, isn’t sustaining very well after millions of years have passed. With the evolution of humans and population increasing, expansion and migration toward different areas eventually allowed humans to learn how to…

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    Biodiversity Paper

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    In our planet, all life depends entirely on the variety of life existing on it and the services and goods it provides. The biological diversity within the planet such as the relationship between each specie all play a significant role. For instance, the way in which mussels help purify water affects humans and how trees provide oxygen for living species. The variety of life within our planet can be described as biodiversity. Biodiversity can be described as an umbrella term that elucidates the…

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    Madagascar Research Paper

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    Introduction It is widely known that the island of Madagascar comprises a rich biodiversity and houses predominantly endemic species. Madagascar’s impressive biodiversity is reflected in the many ecosystems and habitats present on the island; which include the dry deciduous forest, the littoral forest, and the evergreen forests. According to recent information it is known that at least three unique ecosystems on the island have become too fragmented and degraded for native species to survive, or…

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    ever lived here. Biodiversity is the variety of life in an ecosystem. Biodiversity holds an ecosystem together like glue. Having biodiversity means every species, no matter how small, is important to maintaining life in an ecosystem. Human activities are the main threat to biodiversity. Humans…

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    Live Dining Project

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    The project by the Futurefarmers featured is the Soil Kitchen Project which involves a “temporary, windmill-powered architectural intervention and multi-use space where citizens enjoy free soup in exchange for soil samples from their neighborhood". The exchange of the soil for the soup allows for an exchange of dialogue and action to establish the value of natural resources through a trade economy and tools to respond to possible contaminants in the soil. The Soil Kitchen takes direct action in…

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    Solano County

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    Vickerman (1999), there are four specific actions and ideas that help focus conservation actions and investments: 1) HCPs can be used to help individual landowners meet the requirements of the ESA; 2) a state management option outlines ideas of how states might approach biodiversity conservation programs in a holistic way; 3) new conservation area designations has the potential to implement sustainable development goals across mixed ownerships; and 4) management agreements can be used as a tool…

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