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  Endangered Species - EndangeredSpecie.com
Spread the word about endangered species and increase public awareness!
information, links, books, and publications regarding rare and endangered species.
This site also includes information about conservation efforts and endangered species organizations that are dedicated to saving and preserving the world's most endangered wildlife and plant life.
www.endangeredspecie.com   (82 words)

  
  Endangered Species Theme
Endangered Species - There is Still Time Intermediate students participate use the internet to learn about the importance of saving endangered species in this three week unit.
Endangered Species and Multimedia A multimedia project is the culminating activity for the elementary students researching endangered species in this lesson.
Endangered Species Tour This Ranger Rick's Kid zone cool tour gives an overview to the topic of endangered species and includes activities and games for kids.
www.cln.org /themes/endangered.html   (0 words)

  
  NYS DEC Endangered Species Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Focusing on the most sensitive elements in the system, DEC’s Endangered Species Program is designed to find and correct fish or wildlife problems before certain species are gone forever.
To perpetuate and restore native animal life within New York State for the use and benefit of current and future generations, based upon sound scientific practices and in consideration of social values, so as not to foreclose these opportunities to future generations.
US Fish and Wildlife Service Threatened and Endangered animals and plants.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/wildlife/endspec   (259 words)

  
  MSN Encarta - Endangered Species
Endangered Species, plant and animal species that are in danger of extinction, the dying off of all individuals of a species.
The primary causes of species extinction or endangerment are habitat destruction, commercial exploitation (such as plant collecting, hunting, and trade in animal parts), damage caused by nonnative plants and animals introduced into an area, and pollution.
Endangered species, such as the California condor, are at immediate risk of extinction and probably cannot survive without direct human intervention.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761557586   (2275 words)

  
 Endangered Mammals
The aye-aye is classified as an endangered species due to a projected reduction of at least 50% of the aye-aye population over the next ten years based on levels of exploitation and a decline in area of occupancy.
It is classified as a critically endangered species due to a reduction of at least 80% of its population over the past three generations because of a decline in area of occupancy, extent of occurance, or quality of habitat.
It is classified as an endangered species due to the marine otter population declining to at most 50% of present levels because of the levels of exploitation and a decline in its area of occupancy.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/Vines/1460/mammal.html   (2425 words)

  
 Johann Christoph Arnold - Endangered, by Johann Christoph Arnold   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Endangered gives parents and caregivers courage to enjoy their children, resiliency in doing what is instinctively right for them, and permission to allow each child to blossom as he or she was created.
Endangered shows us how to regard children with reverence and love so as to make a lasting, positive impact in their lives.  It is valuable, thought-provoking reading for parents, prospective parents, policy makers and professionals who work with children.
Endangered is a compelling and sobering look at America’s children and their spiritual and emotional suffering in the midst of unprecedented material wealth.
www.christopharnold.com /e-books/endangered.htm   (2354 words)

  
 Endangered Species - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A listing as an endangered species can backfire, as it makes a species more valuable and more desirable for collectors and poachershttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4013719.stm.
The conservation status of a species is an indicator of the likelihood of that endangered species continuing to survive.
About 6% of the 300,000 identified species are endangered due to overcollection or destruction of habitat, among other causes.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /endangered_species.htm   (757 words)

  
 SBG | GEPSN | 10 Endangered Species   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Endangered due to alteration of habitat for pine plantations, also pest (weevil) and fungus hurting sexually reproduction (infecting fruit and seeds).
Endangered due to exotic weeds (Japanese honeysuckle), loss of habitat for agriculture and development, quarrying, pine plantations.
Endangered due to wild collecting, also parent plants destroyed as road edges are grated.
www.uga.edu /~botgarden/GEPSN2b.html   (287 words)

  
 CNN.com - Nature - Government says environmental lawsuits stymie endangered list - November 23, 2000
Employees last week were told to stop working on studies about adding species to the endangered and threatened list and focus instead on completing court-ordered work on labeling habitat for species already on the list, Fish and Wildlife spokesman Hugh Vickery said.
The federal Endangered Species Act gives the Fish and Wildlife Service the responsibility of determining which creatures should be protected and outlining for other agencies what is necessary to protect the listed species from extinction.
An endangered or threatened listing means that federal agencies may take no action or approve any project that harms the species.
archives.cnn.com /2000/NATURE/11/23/endangered.species.ap   (657 words)

  
 PROTECTION OF ENDANGERED SPECIES - Kids' Planet -- Defenders of Wildlife
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed in 1973 in order to protect those plant and animal species that are at risk of becoming extinct.
Species that receive protection under the ESA are classified into two categories, "Endangered" or "Threatened," depending on their status (how many are left in the wild) and how severely their survival is threatened.
A species that is listed as Endangered is in danger of becoming extinct throughout a significant portion of its habitat range (the areas where it lives).
www.kidsplanet.org /factsheets/esa.html   (634 words)

  
 Protecting Threatened and Endangered Species
The survival of wildlife is jeopardized by the loss of habitat, over-hunting or over-fishing, the introduction of diseases or parasites, attempts to eradicate "pest" species, and the capture of wild animals and fish for the pet trade, research, entertainment, or other industries.
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was enacted to preserve endangered and threatened species and the habitats on which they depend for survival.
Among the international treaties to protect endangered species are the Convention on Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora, the International Convention on the Regulation of Whales, and the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region.
www.hsus.org /wildlife/issues_facing_wildlife/protecting_threatened_and_endangered_species.html   (558 words)

  
 Endangered Animals
In 1973 the Endangered Species Act was passed to protect plant and animal species that are at risk of becoming extinct.
Species are classified as "endangered" or "threatened" depending on how many are left in the wild and how severely their survival is threatened.
Endangered animals are in danger of becoming extinct in a significant area of their habitat range, while threatened animals are likely to become endangered in the future.
eprentice.sdsu.edu /J03CR/hparrish/animals/danger.html   (1267 words)

  
 Endangered Species
Endangered Critters - Info on a few species.
Endangered or Extinct - Information on about seventy-five animals that are either endangered or extinct.
Endangered Species Thrive in CyberSpace - Curriculum article with a "ton" of resources from Education World.
edtech.kennesaw.edu /web/endangsp.html   (238 words)

  
 Learn About Endangered Species - National Wildlife Federation
The purpose of the Endangered Species Act is simple: to prevent America's native fish, plants and wildlife from going extinct.
For too long, the debate over the Endangered Species Act has focused on the costs and not the benefits of conserving wildlife.
From providing cures to deadly diseases to maintaining natural ecosystems to improving overall quality of life, the benefits of preserving threatened and endangered species are invaluable.
www.nwf.org /endangered   (0 words)

  
 Endangered Species in Endangered Spaces - Insects   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The endangered Apiocerid Fly (Apiocera barri) and the threatened Robber Fly (Megaphorus willistoni), are examples of the Order Diptera.
Mosquitoes are also members of this order and possess the same main characteristics as these flies: one pair of wings and, the hindwings modified to form balancing halteres; sucking, piercing, lapping mouthparts; and complete metamorphosis.
The endangered Mormon Metalmark (Apodemia mormo) and the threatened Viceroy (Limenitis archippus), are examples of Order Lepidoptera, the Butterflies and Moths.
www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca /end_species/insectax.html   (838 words)

  
 Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Endangered Species Day provides an opportunity for schools, museums, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, agencies, businesses, libraries, community groups and conservation organizations to educate the public about the importance of protecting endangered species and highlights the everyday actions that individuals and groups can take to help protect our nation’s wildlife, fish and plants.
There are many creative ways that you can celebrate Endangered Species Day including: lead a bird walk focusing on an endangered species in your area, host an event at a local nature center, prepare an educational lesson plan for a local school about endangered species, and include articles in your newsletters or outreach materials.
Audubon's Public Policy Office is working aggressively to educate key members of Congress, mobilize activists, and dispel Endangered Species Act myths in order to help ensure the survival of America's most vulnerable birds and wildlife.
www.audubon.org /campaign/esa   (0 words)

  
 ThinkQuest : Library : Endangered & Extinct Species
This web site explains what an endangered species is, what caused it to be endangered, and what we can do to help prevent its complete extinction.
Some causes for endangerment and extinction are a species' population explosion, chemical usage, hunting and trapping, and pollution.
The presence of more than 80 specimens different from aquatic birds in the swamps of Cubatco and the recovery of the vegetable layer that it recovers the Mountain of the Sea is the evident signs that the environmental quality of the municipal district today is very different from seventeen (17) years ago.
www.thinkquest.org /library/cat_show.html?cat_id=47   (3280 words)

  
 Endangered Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
Endangered animals are those species that are in danger of going extinct.
When a species is listed as endangered or threatened, it is not a death sentence.
It is no longer endangered, but it still a protected species.
www.enchantedlearning.com /coloring/endangered.shtml   (0 words)

  
 Endangered Animals
As you explore the world of endangered animals you will also be exploring the World Wide Web, books, atlases, encyclopedias, and other sources of information available in your library and classroom.
Once you have found some facts about your endangered animal, locate and share where the animal lives and what its environment is like.
An endangered animal is one that exists is such small numbers that it is likely to die out completely unless it is protected.
www.warwickschools.org /invention/animals   (494 words)

  
 Endangered Species Program, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Endangered Species Act protection may be warranted for ten species of penguins.
Scientists and bird lovers are celebrating a milestone in the recovery of a highly endangered songbird as an active Kirtland’s warbler nest was discovered on private property in Wisconsin, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today.
Deputy Interior Secretary Lynn Scarlett made the announcement, saying the remarkable comeback of the species was a result of intensive recovery efforts between federal and state agencies, conservation groups, and individuals.
www.fws.gov /endangered   (0 words)

  
 The Endangered Species Act of 1973   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Such methods and procedures include, but are not limited to, all activities associated with scientific resources management such as research, census, law enforcement, habitat acquisition and maintenance, propagation, live trapping, and transplantation, and, in the extraordinary case where population pressures within a given ecosystem cannot be otherwise relieved, may include regulated taking.
A copy of such petition shall be transmitted by the clerk of the court to the Committee and the Committee shall file in the court the record in the proceeding, as provided in section 2112, of title 28, United States Code.
Such regulations shall be prescribed after a notice and hearings in the affected judicial districts of Alaska and as otherwise required by section 103 of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, and shall be removed as soon as the Secretary determines that the need for their impositions has disappeared.
www.fws.gov /endangered/esa.html   (0 words)

  
 Drug Endangered Children - Enforcement - ONDCP   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On February 27, 2007, the Drug Endangered Children Act of 2007 (HR 1199) was introduced in the House of Representatives.
Revised Statute 14:93.A (2) (amended in 2004)—identifies as an offense the intentional or criminally negligent exposure by anyone age 17 or older of any child under age 17 to a clandestine laboratory operation in a situation where it is foreseeable that the child may be physically harmed.
HB 2610 (passed in 2002)—establishes a felony for endangerment of a child by exposure to methamphetamine or its precursors.
www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov /enforce/dr_endangered_child.html   (0 words)

  
 Endangered Species, Animal Protection, Wild Animal Protection
We're ensuring that the world our children inherit will be home to elephants, tigers, giant pandas, whales and other wildlife species, as well as people.
WWF safeguards hundreds of species around the world, but we focus special attention on our flagship species: giant pandas, tigers, endangered whales and dolphins, rhinos, elephants, marine turtles and great apes.
These species not only need special measures and extra protection in order to survive, they also serve as umbrella species: helping them helps numerous other species that live in the same habitats.
www.worldwildlife.org /endangered   (233 words)

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