Conservation.

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In situ: Species remain in their habitat.

  • establish protected areas such as national parks, protected by restricting urban development/industrial development and farming.
  • controlling or preventing the introduction of species that threaten local biodiversity e.g. red and grey squirrels.
  • protecting habitats e.g. controlling water levels to conserve wetlands and coppicing to conserve woodlands.
  • restoring damaged areas.
  • promoting particular species and giving legal protection to endangered species. 

Larger populations can be protected and its less disruptive.

Ex situ: Species are removed from their habitat.

  • relocating to a safer area e.g. white rhinos with poachers.
  • breeding in…

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