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    Endangered Species Act

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    The Endangered Species Act is the most successful and important conservation act in the United States of America. More than 2,000 plants and animals are protected under this act and 93% of these species have remained stable since they became protected under the ESA. The Endangered Species Act is administered by two federal agencies, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ESA has helped prevent some of our most beloved creatures from extinction, including the Bald Eagle, Gray Wolf, the Florida Manatee, and the Atlantic Green Sea Turtle. Although the act has been tested by non-conservation supporting lawmakers, the act still remains successful due to its recovery rate and habitat…

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    Butterfly Unhealthy

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    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…

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    environment is extremely valuable, once it is ruined, it will be very hard to repair and recover. In some cases, it would be impossible to turn back around. Once it happens the Earth would be stuck like that forever, or at least until the end of time. People like Gifford Pinchot, John Muir, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson saw this, and they decided to do something about it. “It is ours to use and conserve for ourselves and our descendants, or to destroy” (Pinchot, 1). Pinchot knew…

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    As the US Fish and wildlife Service Manager my responsibility is two fold: conserve and recover species listed as threatened and endangered and… In 1990 the Northern Spotted Owl was listed as a threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Since then the rate of loss of habitat has declined. Even so valuable old growth forest is lost to the spotted owls. Previously the decline of the spotted owl population has been attributed to timber harvesting. However, recently the expansion of the Barred…

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    Imagine being trapped in a cage and having to live based on someone else’s schedule. Well that is zoo animals feel every single day. Animal captivity has been around for hundreds of years. Animals were held as creatures of worship and used for gladiatorial contests. It wasn’t until the 1800s that public zoos became more common. As they became more common the focus on educational purposes became less and the animals began being treated abusively and being mishandled. Zoos should be shut down.…

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    The Great Smoky Mountains, belonged to the Paleo Indians, which then was used by loggers and Civilian Conservation Corps in the year of 1800. The park’s great stretches even farther back, thus, having more valuation to the people now who own the park. A projectile point has been found was estimated to be 9,000 years old. The living, and non-living things that are native to the land, have a special meaning to this park, because of, their history in the park as well of human development in the…

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    The purpose of this observation is to prove if the concept of conservation is different for age groups of children described in the textbook Infants and Children by Laura Berk. Background Information I am observing my subject in the cognitive domain and will be focusing on conservation. The theorist that studied conservation is named Piaget. Piaget is a theorist that studies children development. Piaget believed that children are explores and needs to explore their surroundings by…

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    Game Wardens Essay

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    themselves from anything that get in their way. Most important, a game warden must have good prior experience with fishing, hunting and boating because it becomes very beneficial. There are 5 different divisions throughout the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are they go as follows, land, water, conservation division, law enforcement division, marine resource division, outreach and support services division, and finally last but not least, wildlife and freshwater…

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    The Mission of the Saint Louis Zoo is to conserve animals and their habitats through animal management, research, recreation, and educational programs that encourage the support and enrich the experience of the public. This could be the mission of any zoo it is not what makes the zoo special. They try to grow the experience threw innovation and research. The zoo has a healthy relationship with the Saint Louis Community some of the ways they do this is partnering with schools to introduce…

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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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