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    According to Piaget’s theory in child development, conservation is the understanding that something stays the same in quantity even though its appearance changes. To be more technical, conservation is the ability to understand that redistributing material does not affect its mass, number, volume or length. In cognitive psychology, the principle that properties of substance such as weight and mass remain the same (are conserved) when superficial characteristics such as their shapes or arrangement are changed (chapter 7- Human Development, 153). We observed three video clips of Piaget’s theory operational stages in class. In the first clip, we observed the assessment with Zoe, who was five and a haft years old. The assessment was conducted in…

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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…

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    Current conservation programs are focused on the species level because in order to develop a strategy for conserving biodiversity, a substantial awareness of the abundance and distribution of species throughout the world is required (Textbook pg. 53,60). Our current knowledge of the amount of species present on Earth is imprecise for a variety of reasons; however, in order to move forward with protecting biodiversity, conservation biologists must have at least minimal knowledge of what they are…

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    This assignment will discuss key stakeholders such as aid institutions, non-governmental organizations, and international conservation agencies (Zimmerer, 2000). These stake holders play a role in the arrangement and management of resources. During the process of making arrangements and managing resources there may be shortcomings that arise. This assignment will discuss some of these shortcomings. Following, this assignment will discuss how the article The Reworking of Conservation Geographies:…

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    and resources to save themselves from the brink of extinction. They also helped to raise the awareness of animal conservation worldwide. Opposing this viewpoint, some see the pandas as furry black-and-white money pits, who were already on the brink of extinction, but somehow managed to divert the much-needed funds from the other animals who were less adorable but still equally deserving to be protected. But regardless of where…

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    Conservation Officer Protecting nature, catching criminals, and enjoying the great outdoors, there's nothing like the daily life of a conservation officer. In the criminal filled world of the outdoors we need someone to protect and keep it safe. Who could this be you may ask? The answer is conservation officers. Officers enforce fish and game laws and work to help and protect nature. The great outdoors is a wonderful place, but the truth is there are some bad people out there. Often…

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    Fota Wildlife Park John Lawlor T00172305 Why is conservation important: Conservation is the protection and maintenance of populations of plants and animals. It requires the protection of ecosystems and the biodiversity in these ecosystems. 'Biological diversity – or biodiversity – is the term given to the variety of life on Earth. It is the variety within and between all species of plants, animals and micro-organisms and the ecosystems within which they live and interact.'(Wwf.org.au, n.d.)…

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    They came out with the original plan in 2002 and editions to those plans have come out in 2005, 2010, 2013, and 2015 in the attempt to best carry out these conservation efforts. In the latest edition the plans go into detail about the biodiversity of Texas, “800 species of fish, 425 species of butterflies, 634 species of birds, and over 4,600 species of native plants. With 12 distinct eco-regions covering approximately 268,500 square miles, Texas has an astounding array of climates, soils and…

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    usage by 13% by the most productive ways possible. With about 2.05194 × 1013 gallons of water in CA reservoirs, we must focus on the most feasible five factors that affect how we use our resource, which include the following: residential, agricultural which links well with environmental, civic, commercial, and industrial. In the long run, we should consider possible limitations such as the likelihood of receiving no rain or snow as well as turn our attention to programs that center on properly…

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    of the Davis Conservation Foundation require that you provide a completion report. If the project is not completed within 12 months of receipt of funds, please provide a brief written progress report in the interim. 1. What were your original goals and objectives for this project and to what extent were they achieved? The goal of the project was to hire an intern for the summer of 2016, a student with an environmental focus, to assist with monitoring conservation lands owned by the Town of…

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