Persuasive Essay On Endangered Animals

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Endangered animals are species that are in danger of extinction. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, they are 7 categories that gauge their status. These 7 are extinct, extinct in wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable, near threatened, and least concern. Contrary to popular belief, these endangered species exist not only in Africa, but all around the world. We all are affected by this catastrophe. Jennifer Bove puts it perfectly in her article titled “Why It Matters When Species Go Extinct” by saying “Like pieces of yarn in a woven tapestry, the removal of one can start unraveling the whole system.” She is saying that if an animal is lost due to endangerment, there is always going to be a repercussion that effects the whole ecosystem, or in her words, tapestry. With De-extinction, the problem is nullified in general. By developing the species through replacing the nucleus in the host’s unfertilized animal egg with the nucleus of a somatic cell of the species presented, we can produce a solution to the problem of endangered species. I am applying to The Natural Conservancy grant to conduct research on the method of de-extinction and the effect it will have on endangered animals and conservation efforts.
Many biologists and ecologists have been trying to find a solution to the problem of endangered animals for some time now. Some say the best way to solve this problem is with drones that monitor the movements of animals. Others
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