They take away the natural home of plants and animals pollution can also kill off certain species acid rain from factories goes down in rivers and lakes and can poison fish there the most endangered areas are the tropical rainforests more than 50 % of all animals and plants live there every day, thousands of acres of. Half of marsupials and one in three amphibians are in jeopardy, and a staggering 40% of asia's plants and animals could soon be lost but this may only be a fraction of the true number facing extinction though only 15 million species have been described, there could be between 5 to 30 million in total. Wwf is committed to saving endangered species learn more about the species we are working to protecting from becoming endangered or extinct. Endangered species, any species of plant, animal, or other organism that is at risk of extinction because of a sudden rapid decrease in its population or a loss of its critical habitat previously in contrast, appendix ii lists particular plants and animals that are less threatened but still require stringent controls appendix iii. The benefits of saving endangered species are great in numbers many plants and animals hold medicinal, agricultural, commercial and recreational values they must all be protected and saved so that future generations can experience their presence and value plants and animals are responsibly for a variety of useful.
Forests are essential for life on earth three hundred million people worldwide live in forests and 16 billion depend on them for their livelihoods forests also provide habitat for a vast array of plants and animals, many of which are still undiscovered they protect our watersheds they inspire wonder and provide places for. Many countries have laws to protect these plants and animals these laws, if obeyed, can save species by stopping hunting, land development or making parks and reserves poaching and other illegal activities, however, can still destroy them only a few plants and animals at risk of extinction, mostly vertebrates, are put on. Learn about endangered species in your area teach your friends and family about the wonderful wildlife, birds, fish and plants that live near you the first step to protecting endangered species is learning about how interesting and important they are our natural world provides us with many indispensable services.
Many of the planet's most endangered animals are also its remarkable here are a few of nature's superstars from asia, the americas, the pacific and elsewhere that may soon be no more. 2 people can protect plants and animals from becoming endangered or extinct one way is to protect the animals' or plants' habitats governments can set aside land for parks no one is allowed to disturb the habitat inside park lands people cannot build houses there they cannot hunt animals no one can collect plants or. Out of all the species that have ever existed since the beginning of time, 98% of them are extinct (facts) there are an estimated 5-10 million species that exist currently and only 15 million have been identified (sherry, 2) scientists classify species into six different groups: plants, animals, insects, algae, fungi, and.
The county administrative board implements initiatives to preserve the county's valuable plant and animal life we develop action plans to protect endangered animals and plant species species may be protected if a species is placed under protection, you cannot pick, collect or damage the plant or animal for many. In your english class you have been talking about endangered species, animals or plants that will likely become extinct your english teacher has asked you to write an essay write an essay using all the notes and give reasons for your point of view.
There are many endangered species, including the siberian tiger, elephants, leather-back sea turtles, snow leopards fortunately, many laws are being enforced to help prevent complete extinction of many species as with any plant a tree: many animals use trees for shelter, protection, or even food. This lesson introduces and explores the various issues and problems faced by endangered species globally (endangered species are those plants and animals that are so rare they are in danger of becoming extinct threatened species are plants and animals whose numbers are very low or decreasing rapidly. Endangered (en), as categorized by the international union for conservation of nature (iucn) red list, is the second most severe conservation status for wild populations in the iucn's schema after critically endangered (cr) in 2012, the iucn red list featured 3079 animal and 2655 plant species as endangered (en ).