Free Essays on Endangered Species

  1. Globally Endangered Species

    Endangered Species An endangered species is a population of organisms which is facing a high risk of becoming extinct because it is either few in numbers, or threatened by changing environmental or predation parameters. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has calculated the...

  2. Endangered Species

    Endangered Species Jeremy Carrasco American Intercontinental University Abstract I have selected endangered species as my topic because no matter what we do or where we go, everything around us is affected by any changes that we make in the surrounding environment. One of the articles that I have...

  3. Endangered Species

    Endangered Species in the Philippines “The Wildlife of the Philippines has a significant number of plant and animal species that are endemic in the Philippines. The country's surrounding waters reportedly have the highest level of biodiversity in the world. The Philippines is considered as one of...

  4. The Endangered Appalachian Elktoe

    October 2012  The Endangered Appalachian Elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana)     There are several mussel listed on the endangered species in the state of Tennessee but one that stood out the most is the Appalachian Elktoe. There is little known about how this species became endangered but it seem that...

  5. Environmental Effects When Species Become Extinct

    Animals Title Page: Environmental Effects When Species Become Extinct Margarita Villamarín Universidad Técnica de Ambato Environmental Effects When Species Become Extinct Animals are, like us, endangered species on an endangered planet, and we are the ones who are endangering them, it, and ourselves...

  6. Biodiversity

    referred to as biodiversity. -Biodiversity is the entire array of biological variety. It includes much more than simply the number of species known as species richness, encompassing archaea, bacteria, protists, plants, fungi and animals. -Biodiversity occurs at all levels of biological organization...

  7. Philippine Species

    Jonathan G. Misa ENSCI BSHRM401 1. 10 common species in the philppine ( flora and fauna ) Sampaguita The sampaguita is a small, white flower found in the swamps and forests of the Philippines. These flowers have soft, wide, paper-thin petals. The foliage is light green and the stems...

  8. paper

    100-150 years, doing nothing would make things much worse. As Jowit stated, "We have only one planet. It's capacity to support a thriving diversity of species, humans included, is large but fundamentally limited." Our planet can only take so much, if climate change was to be reversed or even improved by half...

  9. Esl Zoo Assingment

    Animals like tiger, koala are need to breed and building up the maintaining genetically healthy population. Those animals are to back up for endangered species. There are so many breeding programs to keep them from becoming extinct. Reticulated Pythons is the longest and largest snakes in the world....

  10. The Impact of Global Warming on the Animals of Earth

    environmental issue, some species have become extinct or endangered, while new and unknown creatures have been discovered. In addition, the animal population is experiencing evolution in order to survive. But the most impact of global warming has been on the polar ice caps and the species that inhabit these...

  11. Western Ghat

    one among world’s 8 hottest biodiversity hotspots. South Western Ghats Moist Forests and Western Ghats Rivers are categorized as Critically Endangered by WWF under the 200 priority Eco regions in the world. World conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) considers it as one of the important area...

  12. Endangered Species Report

    DEEPAK NEUPANE MR. TILAK SAPKOTA 2ND SEMESTER(A) CONTENTS 1. Introduction to endangered species 2. Impact of tourism on species 3. Summary 4. Bibliography Introduction to Endangered species: An endangered species are those creatures which is facing a high risk of becoming extinct in the earth...

  13. persuasive outline

    The animals will have a problem with their survival, keeping the animal in the zoo will lead to poor conservation rate among the certain animal species, and animals should not be kept in zoo because it might lead to the ecosystem problem. Transition Statement: Now, I will move on to my first point...

  14. Amazon Species

    critically endangered birds. White-cheeked spider monkey The territories they occupy are fragmented by major highways. Many populations are threatened by agriculture, in particular enormous soy bean plantations and the roads that service them. Rio Branco antbird Critically endangered by deforestation and...

  15. Endangered Species Speech

    critically endangered with a population today of only 4,848. These rhinos are found throughout southern and eastern Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Angola. My knowledge of the black rhino has increased dramatically due to my interest in endangered species. I became interested...

  16. Gktukgy

    rapidly growing country. This is why we are alarmed that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service is considering listing the African lion as endangered. Doing so would make it illegal for American hunters to bring their trophies home. Those hunters constitute 60 percent of our trophy-hunting market...

  17. Polar Bears Extinction

    habitat of arctic regions. Recently, there has been a debate about whether the polar bear species should be officially designated as endangered. The argument that the polar bear should be on the endangered species list is compelling. They need to be put on that list because polar bears are in danger due...

  18. Exploring Interhuman Ethics Through the Perspective of Higher Animal Species

    comprehensive environmental ethics. One might expect classical ethics to have sifted well an ethics for animals. Our ancestors did not think about endangered species, ecosystems, acid rain, or the ozone layer, but they lived in closer association with wild and domestic animals than do we. Hunters track wounded...

  19. Wildlife conservation

    Wildlife conservation is the practice of protecting wild plant and animal species and their habitats. Among the goals of wildlife conservation are to ensure that nature will be around for future generations to enjoy and to recognize the importance of wildlife and wilderness lands to humans.[1] Many...

  20. Endangered Species and the Impact on Life

    Analysis Essay/Week 3 ENC1101-12 Endangered Species and the Impacts on Life The Endangered Species Act of 1973 was approved Dec. 28, 1973. This act repealed the Endangered Species Conservation Act of Dec. 5, 1969. The 1969 Act had amended the Endangered Species Preservation Act of Oct. 15, 1966...

  21. Endangered Species

    Endangered Habitat Endangered species need to be protected along with all species by stopping the development of private and public lands. There needs to be land for common animals such as bear, deer, and turkeys. With a healthy population of these animals it allows for wolfs, bald eagles, and many...

  22. Southeast Asian Endangered Species

    Southeast Asian Endangered SpeciesNicole HarrisBIO/280March 10, 2014Shameema SarkerSoutheast Asian Endangered Species Endangered species are living things whose population have declined so much that they are on the brink of extinction. The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)...

  23. the vanishing tigers

    to change their fate.  These animals are endangered, and because of this the support for endangered animals is very crucial. If these animals aren't protected now there wont be many left. It is the responsibility of everyone to protect these endangered creatures so that they may one day thrive...

  24. Endangered Species Protection Act

    Endangered Species Protection Act Marcia Loyd SCI 207 Dependence Of Man On The Environment Professor Nguyen April 18, 2011 Table of Contents The Endangered Species Act1 Pros Of The...

  25. Endangered Animals

    Introduction Endangered animals are one of the most issues that are affecting the earth today. Endangered animals are any species of animals that is at significant risk of extinction due to the dramatic decline in its population and habitat destruction. The endangerment caused by poaching, global warming...

  26. Endangered speices

    animals are considered critically endangered and near extinction. If we would like these animals to be around for future generations, we cannot hesitate in our efforts to help them. Rhinoceros - Sadly, the White, Black and Javan rhinoceros are all on the critically endangered list. The Indonesian Javan...

  27. Unesco Paper Sci 230

    diversity of life forms in the Salonga National Park includes some endangered species. The endangered species in the Salonga National Park are the Bonobo Chimpanzees, Large Gorillas and the Congo Peacock. There are also some other endangered animals like the Zaire Peafowl, the Forest Elephant and the African...

  28. Shed Aquarium

    short token of endangered species. I approached a massive tank in the center of the room; it read “13 endangered species are kept safely here.” As I began to walk through the hall-ways of the Aquarium, I took a moment and embraced the ambiance. It had never dawned on me that there are species that are at...

  29. protect endangered animals outline

    We Should Protect Endangered Animals What we know as the circle of life shows that all living creatures are all linked together in some way. We as humans need to do our part in order to protect nature’s gifts, especially those that are endangered or threatened in order to sustain the circle of life...

  30. Floridian Panther

    panther is Florida's state animal, and is unfortunately on the verge of becoming extinct. A brief overview of the animal. The Floridian panther is a sub-species of Puma. Its main diet consists of deer, while it also eats hogs,rabbits, racoons and birds.It has been know to take pets and small livestock of individuals...

  31. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

    grasslands and tropical forests. Not only is the scenery beautiful, but this is a home to not only plants, but many endangered animals. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is home to many species such as: tiger, wild buffalo, Indian bison, rhino, and elephant. In 1992 it was placed in the UNESCO’s List of World...

  32. Should Whaling Be Banned

    called 'humane' methods of killing were, how long it took the whale to die for example. I wanted to know what the population was of certain species and how endangered they were, to help me get an idea of how much harm is being done by killing them. These are just a few of the things I tried to find out...

  33. Mani

    population. A large part of the controversy involves the northern spotted owl, which lives mainly in the old virgin forest, and is included on the endangered species list. The controversy is based on the cost and benefits derived from logging the forest. In the northeast, the forests are being destroyed by...

  34. Endangered Species

    Endangered Species: We Spend Too Much Money On Saving Them. There is and has been too much money spent on saving endangered animals. We can not save nature from itself. Also some, if not most, animals serve no real purpose to man. The reasons for saving endangered species might...

  35. Zoos

    especially the most endangered species left in the entire world, and the food they eat is at the top of his list of things to investigate and control. With groups like this, the zoos’ habitat is being kept to a full extent, natural and healthy. Zoos claim to educate people and preserve species, but they usually...

  36. Endangered Species: Bengal Tiger

    Endangered Species: Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) By Natalie Hegwein The common name for the species is Bengal Tiger and it belongs to the genus/species Panthera tigris tigris. The Bengal Tiger usually has a reddish brown coat with narrow black, gray, or brown strips going in a vertical...

  37. LIB 315 Week 1 DQ 1

    Gottlieb asks, “Of what value is nature?” Based on your reading of Part I, “can we speak of love or mutual respect for a particular tree, an endangered species, or an ecosystem?” Select at least two writers from this section and analyze how their responses to these questions may vary or agree with your...

  38. Animal Rights and Endangered Species

    Animal Rights and Endangered Species Should we put a stop to animal cruelty? In my opinion I would say yes. Animal cruelty refers to treatment or standards of care that causes unnecessary neglect, pain suffering, harm, and death upon a animal. All over the world everyday an animal is abuse, abandon...

  39. Recycling Starts with Individual

    things in the environment; Gaayathri2 such as humans , animal’s problems like global warming , loss of rain forest , endangered species , and acid rain can get out of control . As a citizen of the world , we have to train ourselves to be aware of things...

  40. Western Lowland Gorllia

    Bitesize An endangered species is at risk of becoming extinct. For example, the panda and gorilla are endangered and may become extinct. A species can become endangered for several reasons, including: * The number of available habitats falls below a critical level * The population of the species falls...

  41. Cloning - Professor Sherry

    controversial and a religious taboo, it must be explored because it advances the overall knowledge in medical fields, it can help the reproduction of endangered species of animals and plants, and it allows the re-creation of organs used in medical donating. Though the success rate of cloning has been rather...

  42. endangered species

    Endangered Habitat Endangered species need to be protected along with all species by stopping the development of private and public lands. There needs to be land for common animals such as bear, deer, and turkeys. With a healthy population of these animals it allows for wolfs, bald eagles, and many...

  43. Endangered Fish of the Sea

    Endangered Fish of the Sea xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Axia College of the University of Phoenix The proposed notion that there is a rapid decrease in certain species of fish that are being caught for food, by commercial fisherman, is coming from a ten-year study. It might sound irrational to some people...

  44. Increasing Threats to Biodiversity

    means the variety of bacteria, plants and animals that live on our planet Earth. This includes the unique behavioral patterns and activities of each species. The specie Homo sapiens is unprecedented and unique among all the life on Earth, Human sentience and intelligence far surpass those of other creatures...

  45. Acting Locally

    role in history, and have significant value to the communities located around them. Over the years, species within the rivers and deserts have become endangered due to overexploitation, invasive species, habitat loss, and population growth. Rivers within Deserts Rivers are natural waterways that run...

  46. Saving Land for Endangered Animals

    provide land for one species--people--in many places of the world. When making decision about land use, some people say that human needs should come before animal needs in every case. However, I tend to agree that humans have a special responsibility to protect the land that endangered animals call home...

  47. Endangered Animales

    The things that live out in the wild are paying the price for it. Every day that passes there is another animal or plant that is placed on an endangered list. This is happening at an alarming rate. Because of man’s desire to expand and conquer their surroundings, there are animals and plants...

  48. Endangered Species: The Panamanian Spider Monkey

    Final Paper: Endangered Species Paper The Panamanian Spider Monkey I have always been extremely interested in and moved by the scores of endangered species out there. Whether they are plants or animals, I have always been an advocate for the wild life in need. It took hours to pick which specific...

  49. Zoo - Essay

    threatened with extinction because of the illegal hunt activity of human being. So the place called zoo exists to conserve and take good care of endangered species. Do you think it’s a good idea? Should we allow animals to be put into zoo? I don't really agree with zoos, as most are just locking a perfectly...

  50. South America

    animals in the rainforest generally live in this zone – anacondas and jaguars, for example. Tropical rainforests are home to over half the world's species, as well as millions of people. The average annual rainfall is between 80 and 400 inches and temperatures hover consistently around 72 degrees Fahrenheit...

  51. science

    000 species of animals, of which 340 species are mammals, 1200 birds, 420 reptiles, 140 amphibians, 2000 fishes, 50,000 insects, 4000 molluscs and several other species of vertebrates. Need for Conservation ADVERTISEMENT The gradual emergence of the human beings as the most dominant species among...

  52. Endangered Species of India

    in most parts of the country, have become greatly impoverished. Many species have become locally extinct, their habitat having shrunk to a small fraction and even there the number has gone precariously low. Thus of the two sub-species of barasinga, that in the Sub-Himalayan tarai region stands grossly...

  53. Poaching: Endangered Species and Wildlife Service

    because it is the way that the world begins to perceive them. The species that I will focus on are African elephants, white rhinos, and the mountain gorilla. There are multiple possibilities for an animal to enter the endangered species list such as, killing for trophies and medicines and the fragmentation...

  54. Endangered Species Essay

    known as the Endangered Species Act began in mid-1960. In order for the Fish and Wildlife Service to expand their efforts to protect endangered species, Congress enacted the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966. This Act did little more than allow a list of endangered species to be made...

  55. student

    details 1 • Animals in zoos are kept in the small and dirty enclosures. It is definitely not be the same with their own habitat especially to those endangered species such as tiger, lion and underwater animals. These animals prefer to live in their natural habitats rather than in captive. Although the zoos...

  56. English

    Destroying one kind of animal can create many problems. In addition, the cause of endangered species is because of our habitat destruction. This threatened the greatest number of species. A way people can protect endangered species are by enforcing wildlife laws, conserve habitats, make space for our wildlife...

  57. Animals Right

    animal gazing. As children we all loved going to the zoo to see our favorite animals, and as we grew older schools taught us that zoos helps save endangered animals. Now as adults many people came to an understanding that animal’s captivity for entertainment is not acceptable at all. Many people are not...

  58. Critique on Is Your Job an Endangered Species

    Gabreille Montez Mr. Shelley ENGL 102 28 September 2013 Technology taking over job opportunity In “Is Your Job an Endangered Species?” Andy Kessler effectively organizes his work by using different grouping skills. He introduces his idea by grabbing the attention of his audience;...

  59. Protection of Endangered Species

    Protection of Endangered Species There are three main reasons that snow leopards are in trouble. The first reason is that the bones, skin and organs of large cats are valuable in traditional Asian medicine. Tigers are the prefered species for this purpose, but tigers are so rare that it is almost...

  60. Environmental

    Phillips ITT-Technical Institute EG481: Environmental Issues_V3.0 Instructor: Rosemarie Rowe Shannon L Phillips Endangered Species IUCN is defined as the International Union for Conservation of Nature. This programs mission is finding practical solutions to our environment...