Biodiversity

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  • How Does The Environment Affect The Ecosystem

    fact, as more and more scientific researches have shown that increasing the global temperature in the currently rapid speed has resulted in a series of severe environmental disasters, such as more extreme weather conditions, drought, flooding and biodiversity lose, which are posing threats for both humans and the entire ecosystem, it needs an urgent action to stop any use of carbon-based resources since the combustion of fossil fuel is considered a major factor responsible for the climate…

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  • Maquipucuna Reserve

    the location. An example of EcoTrue remaining true to our mission statement is reflected in our Maquipucuna Reserve project. The Maquipucuna Reserve in northwestern Ecuador was established in 1988 and is considered “one of the earth’s top three biodiversity hotspots” (Maquipucuna Reserve, n.d.). The reserve is comprised of 14,000 acres of cloud forests, the Maquipucuna Ecolodge and Research Station, and 2.5 million acres of the Choco-Andean Corridor (Maquipucuna Reserve, n.d.). It has been…

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  • The Lorax By Dr. Seuss

    have compounding effects. After reading “The Lorax,” look at the list below and discuss the implications of how any two or more of the items can cause a worsened environmental effect: a) Energy consumption b) Human population explosion c) Loss of biodiversity d) Soil erosion e) Food shortages f) Waste disposal g) Deforestation h) Water pollution i) Global warming j) Political…

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  • Essay On How To Save The Environment

    speeded up during and after the industrial revolution. Nowadays humans need 1.5 earths to provide the ecological services currently used, however this is not sustainable anymore. Indeed our planet has been too damaged in terms of climate change, biodiversity, chemical pollution and loss of species to support it any longer. In order to save our planet, governments, NGO’s, companies and humans have to work together and act before the point of no return. It is time to react and consider nature as a…

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  • Evolution Of Tigers

    diversity in the population, to produce healthy tigers ("Forest Corridors Help”). Genetic diversity is what makes individuals from the same species unlike the others. ("Biodiversity - Species Diversity.") It is important to have genetic diversity because it improves the ability to adapt to changes like a change in the climate ("Biodiversity - Species Diversity."). For this to happen, there has to be a relatively large population of tigers in the reserve, so that they can interbreed and exchange…

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  • Explain Why I Want To Serve Essay

    due to palm oil production. Though first griming, our tour guide also told us of success stories of orangutan population, I found its importance of having an impactful job versus a money-driven job. When I was able to see firsthand the amazing biodiversity that existed in the world and connect to the beauty of nature, I knew how rewarding my contribution could be towards…

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  • The Relationship Between Sustainable Development And The Millennium Development Goals

    Sustainable development, being defined as “ development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’ (Brundtland,1987:43) is being increasingly recognised by the global society. One of this can be seen from the fact that sustainable development was included in the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) of the United Nations as one of the explicit goals (MDG7) among the eight goals. This can show that the national government…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of De-Extinction

    when Asian and African elephants will be lost by 2020?” (Marino). De-extinction aims to resurrect a single charismatic species, yet millions of species are threatened to become extinct. According to Stewart Pimm, a world leader in the studies of biodiversity and conservation biology, de-extinction is worse than a waste (Pimm). He says that by setting up the expectation that science and biotechnology can fix any damage that we are doing to the planet’s inhabitants, we will begin to worry less…

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  • Eudaimonistic Values 'As Everywhere'?

    Q9.1: (a) What do Chan & Satterfield (2016) mean that cultural ES are everywhere in ES research and nowhere? (b) What do they mean when they write that cultural ES can be thought of as “capital-producing”? (a)There is no dearth of literature on CES in fact it pervades into all ES and similar literatures (everywhere) but the characterization as such is nascent or its infancy at best(nowhere). ‘Everywhere’ denotes how CES as nature’s contribution to non-material benefits derived through…

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  • Environmental Consequences Of Invasive Species

    42% of Threatened or Endangered species are at risk primarily due to invasive species.” Regarding this, invasive species are revealed to be responsible for eventual human extinction due to their contribution to the removal of biodiversity. Emphasizing the situation, biodiversity is the sole reason behind human survival because the availability of different species allows humans to have numerous sources involved in the provision of nutrients. Many species originally native to a habitat will be…

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