0647685 - Endangered Animals

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<ul><li>1. </li></ul> <p>2. Facts on Endangered Species </p> <ul><li>An endangered species is a specie, plant or animal, that is in immediate danger of becoming extinct. Its numbers are usually low and it needs protection in order to survive. The Siberian tiger, the southern sea otter, the snow leopard, the green pitcher plant, and thousands of other plants and animals are endangered worldwide. </li></ul> <ul><li>There are 38 million acres lost per year in tropical rainforests. Up to one half of the worlds species live in these areas. </li></ul> <ul><li>The rate of extinction is 1 species every 100 years </li></ul> <ul><li>In North America alone, there are 500 species that have disappeared in the last 400 years </li></ul> <ul><li>The total number of species facing extinction in 2004, according to IUCNs Red List of Threatened species in 15 589. These include 1 in 3 amphibians, half of freshwater turtles, 1 in 8 birds and 1 in 4 mammals. </li></ul> <p>3. 4. Endangered Species around the World 5. Different categories of endangered species 6. Reasons for the endangerment</p> <ul><li>Habitat Destruction </li></ul> <ul><li>Hunting </li></ul> <ul><li>Pollution </li></ul> <ul><li>Natural disasters </li></ul> <ul><li>Global warming</li></ul> <ul><li>Disease </li></ul> <ul><li>No protection </li></ul> <ul><li>Unequal distribution of species </li></ul> <p>12 13 7. 14 15 16 17 8. Ways to help endangered animals </p> <ul><li>Recycle, reduce and reuse </li></ul> <ul><li>Plant a tree or a native plant </li></ul> <ul><li>Join an organization- help the community </li></ul> <ul><li>E-mail the government and let them know how you feel</li></ul> <ul><li>Donate to an organization </li></ul> <p>9. 10. References and Works Cited </p> <ul><li>Web and Print Materialhttp://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html</li></ul> <ul><li>http://www.dbc.uci.edu/~sustain/bio65/lec01/b65lec01.htm </li></ul> <ul><li>http://www.endangeredspecie.com/ </li></ul> <ul><li>http://www.youthnoise.com/page.php?page_id=2591 </li></ul> <ul><li>Image Citations </li></ul> <ul><li>*1. http://www.blog.thesietch.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/earth.thumbnail.jpg </li></ul> <ul><li>*2. http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/03fdceMdT5c2J/610x.jpg tiger</li></ul> <ul><li>*3. http://img.timeinc.net/time/daily/2007/facelift/panda0106.jpg - panda </li></ul> <ul><li>*4.http://www.lerc.educ.ubc.ca/LERC/courses/481/keith/webwork/webquest/2000fall/Diana/gorrilas.jpg - gorilla</li></ul> <ul><li>*5. http://www.sonic.net/~evolve/wp/human_ecology/grizzly_bear_1a.jpg grizzly bear </li></ul> <ul><li>*6. http://environment.airports.com.mv/images/eaglemnwr2000.jpg bald eagle</li></ul> <ul><li>*7. http://maxysoft.com/screens/animals/polar-bear-big.jpg - polar bear</li></ul> <ul><li>*8. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/suburbansafari/images/gallery-penguin-lrg.jpg - penguin </li></ul> <ul><li>*9. http://z.about.com/d/healing/1/0/7/N/gtotem_koala.jpg koala</li></ul> <ul><li>*10. http://olympiccoast.noaa.gov/images/bodypic_living1_lg orca whale </li></ul> <ul><li>*11. http://www.balamjungle.com/files/images/10900843yzxtRkfVaW_ph.jpg .jpg - black jaguar</li></ul> <ul><li>*12. http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/utah/images/s/utah-hunting.jpg </li></ul> <ul><li>*13. http://www.treehugger.com/Canadian%20Polar%20Bears%20Stranded%20Ice%20Photo.jpg </li></ul> <ul><li>*14. http://gallery.photo.net/photo/6198544-lg.jpg</li></ul> <ul><li>*15. http://www.ccconserv.org/images/old-growth-forests.jpg</li></ul> <ul><li>*16. http://k41.pbase.com/u34/jpmccormac/upload/22630096.101_0128CROP.jpg</li></ul> <ul><li>*17. http://www.gothamgazette.com/graphics/yaro1.jpg people downtown </li></ul>