Human effects on ecosystems

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  • Ecosystems
    • Peer Review
    • Valid
      • Reliable
        • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
    • Greenhouse Effect
      • Dendrochronology
        • Anthropgenic
    • Sustainability
      • Aquaculture
        • Salmon, Tilapia, trout and shellfish - most common
    • The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
      • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
        • Success, Banned international ivory trade in 1989
          • Brought species of rays and sharks back from extinction
        • Limitations
          • Optional to sign up
          • Deals with trade only
          • Proctection can be override by commercial demands - Canada
    • Conserving fish stocks
      • Controlling size of mesh
      • Banning fishing during the breeding season
      • Imposing strict quotas
      • Encouraging the use of fishing methods that are less damaging to the ecosystem
      • Banning the capturing of endangered fish species  altogether
    • Human causes of extinction
      • Habitat destruction
      • Pollution of water
      • Eating animals and plants
      • For example  - Opuntia


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