Deforestation results in the loss of biodiversity Deforestation is having its most devastating effect on biodiversity in tropical rainforests. The destruction of millions of hectares of forests by human activities means: • The removal of the bases of numerous food webs • The loss of habitats for many species of flora and
As an ecologist with the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, I play a dual role of being the technical expert in the field and an advisor to management on conservation issues. Technical roles include ensuring maintenance of biodiversity through conservation of ecosystems, species and ecological processes. This involves planning management, research, monitoring and extension work within and outside protected areas. Undertaking problem orientated research, which will have an impact on wildlife conservation and policy; preparation of park plans; ensuring sustainable utilisation; monitoring and establishing databases and publishing of scientific articles. Conducting population surveys; Environmental Impact Assessments are part of the work I do.
It ruin a lot of living environments, and cause a lot of damage to the living creature. Forests cover around 30% of the Earth’s land. Every year, massive spaces of forests are lost. Location: Deforestation happen all around the world, but tropical rainforests are mostly directed and pointed. Scientists believe that if the rate of deforestation increased, Earth would be in danger, as deforestation cause many major problems.
According to the World Wildlife Fund, approximately twenty-seven soccer fields worth of trees are cut down per minute (Hook). Deforestation is a major environmental problem occurring all over the world. Trees are being cut down constantly for a number of reasons, which is greatly harming the environment. Deforestation is causing more and more problems in the world such as, global warming and loss of habitat. Trees are being cut down at a very fast rate and we need to do something about it before it is too late.
MEANING OF BIODIVERSITY Biodiversity may be defined as the variability among different living organisms from all sources and ecological complexes of which they are parts and includes diversity within species or between species and of eco-system. In the context of environmental science, the study of all living organisms including human beings, and other living
The genetic architecture of a complex trait consists of all the genetic and environmental factors that affect the trait, along with the magnitude of their individual effects and interaction effects among the factors. The quantitative genetics approach has diverse applications. It is fundamental to an understanding of the variation and co-variation among relatives in natural and managed populations, of the dynamics of evolutionary change, and of the methods for animal improvement and alleviation
Maintaining a genetic diversity gives the population protection against change, which allows it to evolve and adapt to a new environment. The last example is ecological biodiversity, which is the variation in SC160 Basic Biology Assignment 08 the ecosystems that are found in a region or the whole planet. We see this type of biodiversity evolution all around us. For example, the forest of Maine versus the forests of Colorado. Plant and Animal
The basin has national parks, wildlife reserves and nature conservation areas that have plenty of plants and animal life, some which are endemic and endangered . The natural resources of the BNB are important for the socio-economic development of the area because the basin population depends on it for subsistence and livelihoods. The basin has areas (Ethiopian Highlands) with high occurence of endemic species of birds and large mammals. This area is part of the globally significant Eastern Afromontane biodiversity hotspot. BNB has forests eg Lembwa and El-Gazair forest reserves in Senna state, Sudan.
The payment for the ecosystem services that has been for some time which is been considered as an efficient and equitable way to achieve many outcomes related to the conservation and the provision of the ecosystem services. As example is include to pay the upstream land managers who is to manage the watershed in ways that to protect the ecosystem services such as the flows of clean water, and also sharing profits from game reserves with surrounding landholders whose property is damaged by the game, and most recently paying landholders to increase or maintain the carbon stocks on their
Decomposers are heterotrophs and they break down waste and other materials in the Earth. It provides nutrients to the Earth and other living things. IT also provides for other plants, animals, and fungi to grow. Protists play a vital role in our lakes, rivers, and oceans. Algae is an autotrophic protists that carry oxygen-generating photosynthesis.