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? Review the ecological properties that are displayed on the World Heritage in Danger List on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Web site at http://whc.unesco.org/en/danger.

? Choose a property that you would be interested in supporting (Note: Some places on the World

Heritage in Danger list are not natural properties. Cultural, archeological, or architectural sites are
not to be used for this project). This will be the topic for your final paper and presentation.

? Research at least three references about the property other than the UNESCO site.

? Write a 200- to 300-word description about your topic and reason for choosing it. Include your initial list of references in APA format.

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Garamba National Park is one of the Africa's oldest National parks, it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. Garamba is the home to the world's last known wild population of northern white rhinoceroses. Due to poaching of the rhinos within the park, it was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in danger in 1996. The park is also well known for its african elephant domestication programme started in the 1960's, which managed to train tourist-rideable animals from the naturally wild beasts.

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UNESCO Research Outline

? Review Developing an Outline at http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_outlin.html.
Follow the instructions when developing your outline.
? Approach this project from the perspective of someone searching for funding to support preservation programs.
? Develop an outline identifying the ecological uniqueness of your chosen property in terms of plant and animal life, and address the following:

o What human intrusions threaten the area?
o What protections exist to protect and preserve the area?
o What efforts have been made to further this preservation?
o What additional measures to insure the preservation of the property would you propose?
o What will be lost if intrusion goes unchecked? Appeal to the biological diversity.

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