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    Pearson's Correlation

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    After data collection, the study utilized Pearson’s Correlation Coefficients to measure the collected data and determine the following correlation in support of the hypothesis: there is a positive correlation between poor bison management practices in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, poor elk management practices in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem of Montana, and the spread of brucellosis in both wildlife and livestock during the past two decades; preventing bison from full population recovery. This theory is proven through the evaluation of the following data: the correlation between bison captured that tested positive for brucellosis and brucellosis transmission to livestock, the correlation between bison abundance and the number of bison captured, and the correlation between bison abundance and the amount of bison harvested each year. Utilizing the following correlation…

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    argues that the popular belief that wolves were saving the plants of Yellowstone is not completely true. He uses several studies to prove that although the story of Yellowstone makes sense, it is not very accurate. He realized that there were other factors to why the biodiversity was greater when the wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone, like climate change. Arthur Middleton’s conclusion both represents the nature and process of scientific studies. Scientific studies show that although…

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    the early nineties was a highly debated enterprise. Many felt it was only right to return the wolf to it former hunting grounds, especially since mankind was directly responsible for them being eliminated in the first place. There were many though, primarily the cattle ranchers and sheepherders of Wyoming, that feared the return of the wolf and its potential impact on their livelihoods. Yellowstone National Park seemed like the best choice for implementing this experiment, since both the…

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    Fan Hughes Personal Statement a. Why do you intend to pursue a PhD or an MA in Communication Studies? Not long after graduating from the University of Georgia in May of 2013, I moved to Wyoming and began working within one of the worlds largest nearly enact ecosystems in the world, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. I was inspired by this area on a camping trip as a teenager and quickly made a resolution to live in this breathtaking place as soon as I was able. Since 2013, I’ve worked to…

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    Invasive species, also called nature’s invaders, are a species that is not native to the environment it now lives in and is harmful to the ecosystem of that environment. They can be there due to a natural phenomenon, such as a flood, but more likely they were brought there by humans. Therefore, humans play a huge role in creating and controlling invasive species. An invasive species is able to cause the extinction of the native plants and animals, they multiply quickly and take a lot of the…

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    DNA In Forensic Science

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    invasion of new habitats are; microbes present in a nutrient broth, healthy seeds in a fertile, freshly tilled and watered piece of land and also some aphids in an undefended crop. Biomes and Ecosystems Biomes are known to be wide regions with similar animals, plants and other living things which are adapted to conditions like the climate. They are made of various similar interactions between nonliving and living things called the ecosystems. The sum of the different living organisms within the…

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    I will argue that people should not accept the doctrine of animal rights, and I will offer three reasons to supports this claim. 1) Animal rights can to be limiting to the advancement of human wellbeing, 2) Animal control is important for sustaining the ecosystem, and 3) There are alternatives to accepting the animal rights, one in particular being animal welfare. The second point will be discussed in conjunction with the first two points. In support of the claim that animal rights is limiting…

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    Drought In Canada Essay

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    increased due to reduced severity of winter temperatures (Murdock et al, 2012). In addition, the Canada government reported that the warm winter made the mountain pine beetle epidemic possible, which is expected to kill more than three-quarters of the pine volume in 2015 in British Columbia (Johnston et al, 2009). The very obvious damage by pest outbreak is thought to be the dramatic loss of tree species. According to the B.C government’s report, around 18 million hectares of forest were…

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    Biodiversity and ecosystems work hand in hand with one another. Without one, it is unlikely to have a thriving version of the other. Biodiversity is defined as the variety of species that are found in a natural state. Many consider this to be talking about species of animals, however, this includes ecosystems and genetic diversity. Chapter six tells how biodiversity contributes to what we know as biological wealth. This can largely determine how one sees a country’s wealth and economical…

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    Planted Forests Essay

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    suitable regulations and policy. However, planted forests cannot afford enough ecosystem services when compared with natural forests, such as water, soil, biodiversity and carbon sequestration. Besides, although the timber market prospect is bright, the competition from substitute products and trade barriers will become roadblocks for exporters (Wijewardana 2005). This paper reviews both the negative and positive viewpoints on the topic of the ecosystem goods and services in planted forests.…

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