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Tropical Moist Forests

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction Tropical moist forests cover only (10-15%) of the Earth’s surface area, and contain approximately (50-90%) of the world’s fauna and flora species (Struhsaker, 1987; Grove, 1997). Of the remaining tropical moist forests, only about (4%) is legally protected area from exploitation (Lanly, 1982; Myers, 1984). Tropical moist forests probably covered […]

Pages: 46 Words: 13720 Topics: Biodiversity, Ecotourism, Natural Environment, Poaching

Wildlife Photography

The Role of the Photographer in Preserving ‘Wilderness’ Wildlife Photography Synopsis This dissertation addresses the relationship between people and the environment, specifically that which is now described as the ‘wild’. The term wilderness is applied to both the land and the marine environments and looks at how the wilderness came to be defined as such. […]

Pages: 35 Words: 10476 Topics: Biodiversity, Human, Human Impact On The Environment, Natural Resources, Nature, Poaching, Sustainability
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The Laws on Wildlife Trade in India International Law Essay

Introduction An adult rhinoceros in Africa, during his late night walk, falls in a dug pit lined with spikes to die a slow and painful death. Another rhino in India touches a cable wire that sends 11Kwatt jolt through its massive body, electrocuting it. Their horns are pulled out. Price of each horn being: US$450,000. […]

Pages: 13 Words: 3894 Topics: Endangered Species, Ivory, Poaching, Tiger, Wildlife

Biodiversity of Tigers in Asia

Experts say protecting about 42 sites across Asia, ranging from forests to tropical grasslands, could be key to the survival of one of the world’s most iconic and feared wild cats, the tiger. Habitat loss and the overhunting of its prey and poaching have caused its numbers to drop from more than 10,000 in the […]

Pages: 1 Words: 360 Topics: Conservation, Environmental Protection, Hunting, Natural Environment, Poaching, Tiger, Wildlife

Endangered Species: Controversial Topic Among Today’s Society

Endangered Species Before there were humans, animals reigned over the ginormous kingdom we know as the planet Earth. What is much unknown among the human population is the severity and critical effects humans are having on these animals. Endangered species are a highly controverted topic among today’s society, and pose a serious risk of never […]

Pages: 8 Words: 2265 Topics: Elephant, Endangered Species, Extinction, Invasive Species, Ivory, Poaching, Wildlife

Should Legislative Acts have Strict Punishments for Poaching Endangered Species?

In the recent years, the concern of protecting endangered species has become a largely talked about issue. The problem continues to grow to a point of uncertain damage. Questions such as will we ever recover? What can we do to get people to be more aware of the ramifications of poaching and killing endangered species. […]

Pages: 1 Words: 426 Topics: Conservation, Endangered Species, Environmental Protection, Natural Environment, Natural Resources, Poaching, Wildlife

Poaching is Savage and not in a Good Way

Did you know that currently, rhino horn can sell for more than gold?  Rhino horn is sold most often as a result of poaching.  Poaching is not beneficial to anyone.  If you value animal life, then you will be against poaching.  Poaching should be banned because it is not only cruel, but it also damages […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1622 Topics: Animal Poaching, Extinction, Natural Environment, Poaching, Wildlife

A Problem of Poaching in Africa

Poaching is a complicated problem in Africa. Although millions of acres are set aside by the African governments to protect wildlife, poaching, or the illegal hunting of protected animals, continues to be heavy, (The World & Its People, p577).   Poaching has become a huge problem for various reasons and we need to put an end […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1946 Topics: Animal Poaching, Poaching

Ivory Trade Catastrophe the Impacts of Elephant Poaching

Many people may not know where a few everyday things such as piano keys, billiard balls, and identification chops come from; it’s actually Ivory. Ivory is the whitish colored substance that makes up the tusks of elephants. But in order for humans to acquire this material, they have to poach elephants and remove the tusks, […]

Pages: 3 Words: 911 Topics: Animal Poaching, Economy, Elephant, Natural Environment, Poaching

A Stop to Poaching

If the killing of wild animals isn’t because of survival then it shouldn’t be done.  Approximately 35,000 wild animals are killed annually due to poaching. Poaching is  the illegal hunting of wild animals usually associated with land use rights. Africa has seen the unprecedented annihilation of wild animals as a result of poaching and it […]

Pages: 2 Words: 511 Topics: Animal Poaching, Animals, Elephant, Ivory, Poaching, Tiger, Wildlife

An Issue of Elephant Poaching

 The poaching of African elephants is a crime that plagues the entire world. They are sought after animals for ivory, or better known as their tusks. Even though there is a worldwide ban on ivory and the hunting of elephants, it still sells at a very high price on the underground market and many thrill […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1406 Topics: Animal Poaching, Economy, Elephant, Poaching

Effect of Excessive Poaching on African Elephants

While elephants born without tusks are not unheard of, they normally make up just 2 to 6 percent of the herd population. However, that is not the case at Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, where 33 percent of female elephants born after the country’s civil war, were born tusk less. While that may appear to be […]

Pages: 2 Words: 711 Topics: Animal Poaching, Animals, Elephant, Evolution, Ivory, Poaching
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