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Tunnel Enhances Population Viability in an ecosystem. Roads and traffic are pervasive components of landscapes throughout the world: they cause wildlife mortality, disrupt animal movements, and increase the risk of extinction
United Nations Environment Programme (is responsible for coordinating responses to environmental issues within the United Nations system. It was established by Maurice Strong, its first director, after the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm in June 1972. Its mandate is to provide leadership, deliver science and develop solutions on a wide range of issues, including climate change, the management of marine and terrestrial ecosystems, and green economic development. The organization also develops international environmental agreements, publishes and promotes environmental science and helps national governments achieve environmental targets)
Vanuatu Ecosystem and Socio-economic Resilience Analysis and Mapping ( ESRAM). Apia, Samoa: 1. Ecosystem management – Tanna Island ( Vanuatu ). 2. Nature conservation – Tanna Island (Vanuatu ) 3. Tanna Island ( Vanuatu) – Social conditions. 4. Tanna Island ( Vanuatu) – Economic conditions
Weeds (can perform vital ecosystem services such as protecting and restoring exposed or degraded soils. In addition, some weeds provide habitat for beneficial organisms, and thereby contribute significantly to natural and biological control of some insect pests. Certain weeds also make nutritious food or fodder)
or the other type of weed......
Xinjiang, located in Southwest China, comprises the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau which covers the entire Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province. It is about 2.6 million sq km in area and most of it lies at an altitude of more than 4,000 m above sea level. Hailed as the "roof of the world", the "third pole" and the "water tower of Asia", the Plateau is a natural habitat for rare animals and a gene pool of plateau life. It is a key eco-safety barrier in China and Asia, and a focus of China's drive to promote ecological progress.
Yellowstone National Park (is a fascinating geographic and geothermal wonder. Attracting scientists for decades, this park features the “largest intact temperate-zone” ecosystem in the world. This diverse land features abundant wildlife, hydrothermal pools, lakes, rivers and even a petrified forest)
Calling it a night............................................
As zoos and aquariums become more conservation-oriented, their research increasingly focuses on animals in their natural habitats. ... “Zoos are in the process of reinventing themselves,” he says. “People don't think of plant ecology as being a zoo research programme — but it is
Tag, you're it.........................that was the end of Round 10...................next topic please.......
OK. The last topic was perhaps the most challenging so far. So lets have an easy one!
DATES- anything with a date connotation
A.D. (Anno Domini)