Extinction

Sort By:
Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Better Essays

    Extinction De-Extinction

    • 1330 Words
    • 6 Pages

    De-extinction offers the possibility for extinct species to be brought back to life by reproductive cloning. Critics argue that de-extinction will reduce the will of society to protect endangered species, as well as harm the existing ecosystem upon species’ reintroduction. However, supporters argue that many species would be great candidates for de-extinction and will possibly be beneficial to the ecosystem. I will argue that de-extinction should not be pursued. I will argue that reintroduction of

    • 1330 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Decent Essays

    terrifying to witness, but that scene would most likely not happen in today’s world because the bison were almost driven to extinction during the 19th and 20th century. The Indians needed buffalo for their primary food source, so they would hunt bison. Then, Euro-Americans came along and disrupted the system for the Indians. There is an argument for who is to blame for the near-extinction of the bison. Some believe the blame all falls on the Indians as they over-hunted. Others may feel that the blame

    • 1836 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Jaguar Extinction

    • 436 Words
    • 2 Pages

    coast. A threatened species which means that in the near future the species will be on the brink of extinction. The Jaguar is a near threatened species and the population is decreasing due to slash and burn of their habitats. Poaching is also causing decline in the population. Currently they can only be found on the rarest occasion in woods along the mexican border. They were nearly hunted to extinction and for a brief period were believed to be until sightings in Arizona and New Mexico. Jaguars habitats

    • 436 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Dinosaur Extinction

    • 285 Words
    • 2 Pages

    and provides three reasons of support. However, the professor explains that the extinction of the species should be prevented whenever possible because it has a bad consequence to the environment and refutes each of the authors' reasons. First, the reading states that the extinction of the dinosaur did not result in lasting harm to life on earth. The professor opposes this point by saying that after the extinction of the dinosaur, a dramatic shift happened on the animals that were dominated our

    • 285 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Decent Essays

    you. Other dinosaurs are running away from the light as you start following them. You look behind you to see the light is quickly catching up to you as suddenly it catches you. You feel immense pain and then you are dead. I believe that the mass extinction of the dinosaurs sixty-five million years ago was caused by an asteroid ten kilometers wide striking just off of the coast of the Yucatan peninsula, that caused smoke to block out the sun and for fireballs to shoot across the sky. About 65 million

    • 922 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    There have been five well known extinctions on this earth. The one most well known is the mass extinction that ended the dinosaurs. Mass extinction is often described as the elimination of a large number of species in a short period of time. Despite what many think, the elimination of species is almost commonplace at this point. The Earth is currently in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and it’s been caused by the human race. It’s clear that a great extinction is coming from the evidence of

    • 1024 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    The extinction of dinosaurs could have been caused by many different things. One main reason that is thought around the world is that dinosaurs went extinct because an asteroid fell onto earth at speeds that are too fast for the human mind to even imagine. This idea was thought when and asteroid crater was found near mexico. Also to support the facts many scientist found traces of rare metal onto the earth's surface. This metal is not very common here but is really common in outer space. Today we

    • 1020 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    The Paper Neanderthal Extinction by Competitive Exclusion begins with an introduction to the current theories of Neanderthal extinction. There are two widely accepted theories. One being that Neanderthals Were wiped out due to changes in their climate, thus reducing their niche and eventually causing them to go extinct. Or 2 Competition with anatomically modern humans was the driving force behind their extinction. The paper sets out to prove that it was Competition with Anatomically modern human

    • 421 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Sixth Mass Extinction

    • 828 Words
    • 4 Pages

    The sixth mass extinction is the only one caused by another species. There are 200+ species a day dying off. Human’s waste of trash and littering is destroying ecosystems all over the globe. The sixth mass extinction is creeping up on humanity, and we can prevent it but we are turning a blind eye to this catastrophe. The sixth mass extinction is was caused by humans in various ways such as poaching. Poaching is huge in Europe and Africa, they hunt for tigers, then they use various parts of the tiger

    • 828 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Sixth Great Extinction

    • 961 Words
    • 4 Pages

    1)attention grabber: Here on Earth today we are living through a time known as the sixth great extinction, at least according to certain scientists. 2)listener relevance: Many species go extinct daily, which ruins ecosystems and causes extinction to other organisms that live in that environment. Which leads to extinction of larger organisms and possibly could even lead to us. 3)speaker credibility: I believe that we need help preserve our planet and species that live here as best as we can to

    • 961 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
Previous
Page12345678950