Conservation Bio Main Points 11-28-07

Conservation Bio Main Points 11-28-07 - Lessened the...

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Conservation Bio Main Points 11/28/2007 Sustainable Development Sea Turtles o Declining in population o 1% left o Causes Human Destruction of their nesting habitat Developed resorts Over harvesting of adults and eggs Food to sell High mortality due to entanglement in fishing nets Drowning o Government in Brazil Attempts to save sea turtles, STEPS: Survey to find out which species in which place and what populations size they had o Three main areas in 1,100 square kilometers What are threats? o People harvesting eggs o Resorts taking habit away o Shadow of building produces a change in the temperature of the sand o Change in temperature produce only males o Lights of building produces disorientation, babies can’t run to the ocean by the moonlight
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Hired fisherman to manage reserves Made them a tourist attraction
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Unformatted text preview: Lessened the decline of turtles Look for chart in book called A list of Common Concepts include in Sustainable Development ICOP- Integrated Conservation Development Projects o Ex.- Ecotourism Ecotourism o Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people o To plan to do ecotourism as a part of a biodiversity conservation strategy involves the following Stakeholder participation Active support of community Government leadership Regulation Disposal of waste Sewage water Tax revenues to protect biodiversity Assessments What are the attractions Infrastructure: 100 visitors or 100,000 Market demand Does it benefit local people in community?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course E&EB 115 taught by Professor Jeffreypowellmartawells during the Fall '07 term at Yale.

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