Wildlife Conservation Essay

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They are responsible for cleaning the air most living creatures breath, they give humans and animals material to build homes and buildings with, they help keep the dirt in place, and, among many other uses, they gave humans the material that people use every day, paper. They do all this for humans, and all they need in return is for their young to be planted. If you have not guessed by now, this is describing trees. It is vital for humans to maintain not only the trees population, but also the population of all wildlife. Wildlife conservation is important because regulates wildlife population, helps balance the ecosystem, and maintains the natural beauty for future generations. People mostly assume that maintaining wildlife population…show more content…
Also, when the deer population is too high, farmers crops become damaged by the deer, as well as there are more deer killings by car (“Deer” par. 1-10). It is important to keep track of an animals population in order to make sure that the negative side affects do not occur. Sometimes it means keeping one species in its own habitat and preventing it from expanding into habitats that are not its own. Species who manage to do this are called invasive species. Species such as the Lionfish. Lionfish are not a native species to the Atlantic Ocean. They are a venomous, fast reproducing fish that are aggressive eaters and will eat almost anything in copious amounts. They eat so much that they will actual become obese and contract liver diseases. They have no know predators, besides humans. Because they have no predators, once introduced to a reef, they can wipe out 90% of it. “The lionfish invasion is probably the worst environmental disaster the Atlantic will ever face” said Graham Maddocks, president and founder of Ocean Support Foundation (“Lionfish” Par. 3). Lionfish are especially dangerous to ecosystems, because the native aquatic life-forms do not have a natural instinct to be wary of the lionfish. Some may wonder, “how did the lionfish become introduced to the Atlantic ocean?”. Well, Florida pet owners are to blame. Lionfish are most known for their beauty, which makes them valuable as pets. However, they are violent fish and tend to attack and kill other fish in the
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