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Conservation and Restoration

Saga of the Apes

I need a lot of detailed information on Saga of the Apes. I have to put a powerpoint together as well and need help on that.

Conservation vs. Preservation: What's the Difference?

Do you believe that humans can harvest forest resources in an environmentally friendly way? Or, should national forests be left in their natural state in which resources are not used to benefit humans? To which side are you inclined?

Environment vs Economy

Should environmental groups play a role in preserving those regions threatened by human encroachment, even if it is jeopardizing interests of the economic growth? How should the interests of competing groups be balanced?

Exxon Valdez Spill

I need help on my upcoming presentation on the Exxon Valdez Spill, on this project I will be speaking on the following slides which will include: - Current Impact - Economic Impact - Ecologic Impact - Sustainability - Predictions regarding long term impact I need material on each talking point. Thank you in advance for y

Value of Maintaining Natural Ecosystems: Preservation vs. Conservation

I need to compare and contrast the practices of preservation and conservation as they relate to the maintenance of ecosystems. I also need to discuss the concept of "natural regulation." Use examples of these practices from your local area (e.g., natural swings in sizes of animal populations, natural occurrence of grassland and

Oil spill of Exxon Valdez

I need assitance and or guidance to prepare a power point presentation of about 10 to 15 slides (15 minute presentation) which speaks abot the Exxon Valdes oil spill to include its damage to the ecosystem, community, the environment (short term and long term effect), what was done to repair the problem, who was responsible, etc

Conservation of Old Growth Forests in the Pacific Northwest

The conservation of Old Growth forests in the Pacific Northwest is a controversial topic. Consider the opposing view of loggers versus environmentalists and discuss some of the controversies surrounding this issue. You will find additional information on the text website: http://www.wiley.com/college/raven (select Chapter 2

Estimating a Deer Population

If 28 deer are captured from a certain area and tagged and a sample of 45 deer taken after mixing shows 12 are tagged, how many deer are estimated in the entire area?

Biodiversity Museum Exhibit presentation

Congratulations! You have been hired by the largest natural history museum in the world (Miller, 2005). Your first responsibility will be to design an exhibit that emphasizes the importance of biodiversity. The exhibit should focus on the region you have chosen for your final project, which is the Tropical rainforest of Brazil,

The three "R's"

Ways to improve upon the amount of waste we generate involves the three "R's". Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. 1. What are some things you can do in your own home and daily lives that could be considered part of the three R's? 2. Does your state have regulations on recycling? How easy is it for you to recycle item

Amazonian Environmental

In the Amazon Region identify at least two serious environmental problems, such as soil degradation, air or water pollution, pesticide misuse, overpopulation, wildlife extinction or threatened biodiversity, and deforestation, that impact this region. What seem to be the root causes of these problems? ? Determine what strategies

Biodiversity Museum Exhibit Presentation

Biodiversity Museum Exhibit Presentation - Design an exhibit focusing on the importance of biodiversity. - Congratulations! You have been hired by the largest natural history museum in the world (Miller, 2005). Your first responsibility will be to design an exhibit that emphasizes the importance of biodiversity. The exhibi

Biodiversity Museum Exhibit Presentation

Imagine you have been hired by a museum. Your first responsibility will be to design an exhibit that emphasizes the importance of biodiversity. The exhibit should focus on the Amazon region. When outlining the causes, be sure to show the relationship between deforestation and wildlife extinction in this region and others. In the

Views of Deep Ecologists

1) How do Deep Ecologists view individuals and their role in the environment? What are the ethical implications of this view? 2) Are all humans equally responsible for environmental problems? If so, why? If not, who bears more responsibility and why?

Preservation, Conservation, and Land Ethics

1) Differentiate between the preservation ethic and the conservation ethic. With which ethic do you identify the most?preservation or conservation? Why? 2) Consider a forest or another natural resource in your region or in the area where you grew up. Give an example of a situation in which you may adopt a conservation ethic a

What are the socio-cultural impacts of tourism are on the environment.

I am currently studying the socio-cultural impacts of tourism on the environment. I understand the impacts that are placed on a community- both positive and negative however I am having trouble separating some of these conflict into what the positive and negative socio-cultural impacts are on our environment. The issue I need he

Sustainable development

With regards to conservation, environment, and tourism I could use some understanding on the following questions. In what was is "sustainability" simply a new name for an old issue? In what ways is "sustainability " something new and different? Sustainable means to conserve, development, means to develop conservation stan

Taking Cattle to the Bank

Taking Cattle to the Bank More than a century ago, western rangelands in New Mexico consisted of occasional trees widely interspersed with open areas of grasses. Over-grazing and fire suppression have changed much of the western landscape from the native grasses that grew so prolifically to forests thick with trees and woody

Compare and contrast the practices of preservation and conservation

Compare and contrast the practices of preservation and conservation as they relate to the maintenance of ecosystems. Discuss the concept of "natural regulation." Use examples of these practices from your local area (e.g., natural swings in sizes of animal populations, natural occurrence of grassland and forest fires, and natural

Predictions on the future use of our depleting natural resources

1) Could someone please explain to me the predictions on the future use of our depleting natural resources. What actions do you personally take to conserve the Earth's natural resources? If you do not currently take action, explain what you could do within the next year that would help conserve natural resources. 2) In what w

Conservationalist methods are discussed.

In many countries, conservationalists are trying to design national park systems so that "islands" of natural area (the big parks) are connected by thin "corridors" of undisturbed habitat. The ideas is that this arrangement will allow animals and plants to migrate between refuges. Why would such migration be important?

The goods and services performed by natural ecosystems...

The goods and services performed by natural ecosystems are essential to human survival. What is their overall value, and of what significance is it to measure this value? I need a very detailed list, explanations, and references.