Conservation

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Conervation
Attempts by humans to maintain biodiversity by preserving organisms and environments that are at risk as a result of human activity.
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Endangered species
Species that are in danger of becoming extinct.
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Threatened species
Species that are likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future.
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In Situ Conservation
Protecting the endangered plant or animal in their natural habitat.
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Ex Situ Conservation
Protecting the endangered plant or animal outside of their natural habitat.
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EIA
Environmental Impact Assessment - Used to decide if building projects etc are allowed by local councils dependent on whether it affects the biodiversity.
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CITES
Countries signed up to make it illegal to kill endangered species, regulate trade of wild species.
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Rio Convention on Biodiversity
International agreement about the sustainable use of plant and animal resources.
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Species that are in danger of becoming extinct.

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Endangered species

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Species that are likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future.

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Protecting the endangered plant or animal in their natural habitat.

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Protecting the endangered plant or animal outside of their natural habitat.

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