Wildlife plays a significant role in maintaining the ecological equilibrium of nature. The presence of wildlife affects the character of its habitat by continually supporting the evolutionary adaptations of everything in its environment. The presence of wildlife is also an effective way to assess th
There are several million species of animals on the earth, many of which are considered natural wildlife. They range in size from nearly microscopic mites to the 100-foot-long blue whale. Wild animals exist in every habitat, from polar bears in the North Pole to caracals in the African savanna.
Strategies to protect wildlife include preserving natural habitats, supporting conservation organizations and reducing invasive species. While many of these steps are small, they all contribute to protecting and preserving wildlife.
Wildlife needs protection to maintain both genetic diversity within individual species and ecological diversity within various environmental zones. Biodiversity in both areas is important to sustain the well-being of human populations and to maintain healthy natural systems in the face of natural an
Three wildlife-themed websites that target younger audiences are National Geographic Kids, the children's division of the National Wildlife Federation website and Science Kids. Features of these websites include animal facts, photos and illustrations and activities.
Tips for photographing wildlife include selecting the right camera and lens, learning more about the basic habits and behaviors of subject animals and photographing during the hours when natural light conditions are most favorable. Other tips include taking pictures of common animals to practice pho
People with wildlife management degrees work as wildlife biologists, wildlife conservationists, zoo keepers and ecology consultants. Half of all graduates work as wildlife biologists for state or federal governments. The U.S. Department of Labor has estimated that the field will grow by approximatel
The World Wildlife Fund sponsors many programs including the Trans-Oceanic Cooperation for Bycatch Reduction, the African Rift Lakes Programme and forest management in Romania and Bulgaria with IKEA, as of 2015. Typically, the World Wildlife Fund provides funding for over 3,000 projects at any given
To protect a wildlife habitate, protect against invasive species, eliminate deforestation and development, defend against pollutants, and ensure an adequate watershed. Property usage and development by humans and the resulting pressures that are placed on the wildlife habitat's ecosystem, including
As of 2015, animals listed as endangered by the World Wildlife Fund include the Amur leopard, black rhino, leatherback turtle, western lowland gorilla and North Atlantic right whale. Among the factors that cause these and other creatures to become endangered are over-hunting by humans, habitat destr