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Climate Change and Endemic Species

by Marina de Castro Deus

The great increase of species extinctions due to human-related habitat destruction, pollution, overharvesting and global climate change, often force conservationists to choose which species to help. 314 more words

Climate Change

Vancouver Island Marmot

The Vancouver Island Marmot (Marmota vancouverensis) is one of four marmot species found in British Columbia and is endemic (found nowhere else) to Vancouver Island. 97 more words

Vancouver Island Wildlife

Why such a high percentage of endemic species in Hawaii

The location of the Hawaiian Islands is in the Central Pacific Ocean, on the northern most edge of the tropical zone.  The eight main islands, Ni’ihau, Kaua’i, O’ahu, Moloka’i, Lana’i, Kaho’olawe, Maui, and Hawai’i (the Big Island) are most commonly known as “Hawaii” and contain 99 percent of the land area of the islands, however the Hawaiian chain of islands really begins with the Emperor Chain of seamounts stretching about 3700 miles to the northwest of the Big Island. 240 more words

Endemic Species

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30th of July

We woke up at 5:45, dressed up and went outside to watch birds. We barely came outside and we were already surrounded by birds. 5,477 more words