Using the bamboo lemur as an example, if people continue to cut down the bamboo, the lemurs will not have food and they could become extinct very quickly. 3. Which types of lemurs are adapting to the changes? Which types of lemurs are not adapting well? Why?
Some group members used numbers and facts to make sense and sound credible for their individual roles. The abolishment of the amazon is morally wrong and this applies to ethos because deforestation has many adverse effects to many things. Josh and Kelli used ethos and pathos and talked about how animals and people are affected by deforestation. In the essay the usage of pathos was used when describing the destruction of animal habitats along with the eventual extinction of some of these beautiful
Also harvested and burned to be used in _______ _ Plants C. Plant Functions a) Plants in the Savanna regions are highly specialized to grow in this region during long periods of drought b) They have long tap roots that can reach the deep water table, thick bark to resist forest fires, trunks that can store water, and leaves that _______ off during the winter to conserve water. c) Some plants have sharp thorns, or a __________ taste to discourage animals from feeding on them. D. Animals of the Savanna 1. Aardwolf (__________________________) a) Long, furry hyena that has long front legs and short front legs b) Carnivore but also an __________________. c) Feeds mostly on Harvester termites, Insect Larvae, and eggs of ground nesting birds d) Has a rancid odor to that of a __________.
Many areas of the taiga have been harvested for wood. Only eight percent of the taiga biome regions are protected from development in Russia and Canada. Removing large numbers of trees requires loud, large equipment that pollutes the area and endangers wildlife by removing homes and vegetation from animals. Another problem that has emerged in recent years have been insect plagues including the Spruce bark beetle and the Aspen leaf miner. Animals are also being endangered by hunting, pollution and logging and some less important
Despite this, the diurnal temperature can vary as much as 10-150C due to the waxing and waning cloud cover throughout the day. Furthermore the annual precipitation is between 2000-3000mm coupled with a high humidity ranging from 80-100%. Due to the proximity to the equator most areas experience an equal split of day-time and darkness. Although the flora of this biome experience a constant growing season, dry seasons can emerge as the ITCZ migrates after the equinox, resulting in lower rainfall and a subsequent increase in average daily temperatures. The vegetation in this area is thought to be the classic climatic climax vegetation of the planet and due to the biomes long term stability over millions of years, competition for sunlight among the plant species is such that every species occupies its own niche, often symbiotically with other neighbouring plant species.
Sadly, the Aye-Aye is only one of many species of threatened lemurs on the island of Madagascar. This short text will discuss four agricultural threats to lemurs in Madagascar: fragmentation of habitat, edge effect, the shift from forests to plantations as ecological niches, and the harmful effects of pesticides. In Madagascar, agriculture practices often lead to deforestation since most indigenous people consider crop area extension and production to be more important than forest conservation (Casse et al. 2004; Scales 2012). For instance, slash-and-burn agriculture, which results in forest degradation, is still practiced in both subsistence farming and the illegal production of rum (Irwin and Ravelomanantsoa 2004; Lehman et al.
This affects the environment because it does not create biodiversity in the “new” forest and it is not a stable environment. An invasion of insects, torrential downfall, or mass hurricane could wipe out all of these trees easily and leave an unsteady ground. In order to prevent tree farms, we need make the trees planted more diverse. Many different kinds of trees must be planted and scattered among the area that has just been devoid of
Savannas have warm temperature year round. There are actually two very different seasons in a savanna; a very long dry season (winter), and a very wet season (summer). The tropical savanna is generally found in regions dominated by the wet-dry tropical climate such as Australia, and Africa. An extensive cover of tall grasses, sometimes reaching a height of 3 meters, is found in the tropical savanna. Most savanna grass is coarse and grows in tufts with intervening patches of bare ground.
Honors Biology Project Part One By: Logan Lazaras The ecosystem that is being studied in this particular assignment is deforestation. Deforestation occurs in many places all around the world. However, we will be discussing the affects of deforestation in the South African rainforest. This is a threat to many species within the destructed region. Trees and toucans are going to be the species studied during the report.
The destruction of the forests is occurring due to various reasons. One cause is urban construction. Cutting down of trees for lumber that is used for building materials, such as furniture, and paper products have a major impact on forest life. Forests are cleared to accommodate expanding urban areas such as making roads and high ways. This results in loss of forest area.