The Conservation Status Of Endangered Species

1594 Words Nov 19th, 2015 7 Pages
When studying endangered species, scientists do not simply expect at the species that are most probable to become extinct, but also threatened species that could become threatened in the future as well as critical habitats, which is critical to the survival of both exposed and threatened species in all. Bocking (2009) mentions that, "regulatory agencies frame their objectives in terms defined by science, with contaminants measured in the parts per billion, and the status of endangered species evaluated in terms of population and ecosystem ecologies" (p. 64). The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada also recognized as the COSEWIC is an autonomous committee of wildlife experts and scientists who assess the preservation status of wildlife species that may be at risk of extinction in Canada. The COSEWIC was established by the Species at Risk Act, too known as SARA. Since finding out which wildlife species are at risk is the initiative and fundamental step in wildlife protection the COSEWIC plays a significant part in decision making when it comes to endangered species, nevertheless, their scientific evaluations are not always successful since it has to operate through the Federal Governments to realize the final determination on whether the distance is easily deserving of being put on the SARA. Therefore, when referring to endangered species, scientist plays a huge role because they get the first say, they are the one who recommend the species to be put on…
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