Conservation In Borneo

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Conservation In Borneo

  1. 1. Conservation
  2. 2. In the Rainforests of Borneo Malaysia
  3. 3. Where is Borneo Borneo
  4. 4. What is so special about a rain forest? <ul><li>Huge amount of biodiversity. </li></ul><ul><li>What does this mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiversity : the range of different plants and animals living in a particular habitat . </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat = (Place where a plant or animal lives) </li></ul>
  5. 5. In the canopies of the worlds oldest rainforest
  6. 6. Pitcher plant <ul><li>Adaptation </li></ul><ul><li>This plant is very unusual…. Do you know how it is different form normal plants? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know how this plant is adapated? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Milipede
  8. 8. ?
  9. 9. Dragon Fly
  10. 10. ?
  11. 11. Monitor lizards
  12. 12. Do you recognise these?
  13. 13. Cicarda….what’s it doing?
  14. 14. Conservation <ul><li>What is conservation? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you give an example of conservation. </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation is the protection and careful management of the environment and natural resources. </li></ul><ul><li>(The protection, preservation, management, or restoration of wildlife and of natural resources such as forests, soil, and water.) </li></ul><ul><li>My Example: Sepilock Orangutan rehabilitation centre Borneo Malaysia. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Human Threats to the rainforest Palm plantations for palm oil Natural Rainforest
  16. 16. Palm oil… some uses <ul><li>Bread, cakes, breakfast cereals and ready meals, as well as ice cream, margarine and crisps.  </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike oil seed rape and sunflower oils palm oil is valued because it is solid at room temperature.  Palm oil is also cheaper than other types of oils. </li></ul><ul><li>New source of fuel for our transport known as bio fuel. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Endangered or extinct <ul><li>Endangered (endangered species) </li></ul><ul><li>A species is endangered when there are very few individuals left and there is a risk that the species will become extinct. </li></ul><ul><li>Extinction (extinct species) </li></ul><ul><li>Extinction is when there are non of a particular species left on earth. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Some of the endangered species at risk of extinction <ul><li>Sumatran tiger, Asian Elephant and the Orangutans of Borneo. </li></ul><ul><li>98% of the Indonesian forest is expected to be destroyed by 2022.  </li></ul><ul><li>At the moment there are between 55,000 and 60,000 Orangutans in Borneo but 5,000 to 10,000 orangutans are killed each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Orangutans could be extinct within 15 years. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Orangutan in the wild
  20. 20. Conservation of endangered species Orangutans in the rehabilitation centre – Sepilock
  21. 21. What is a Native Species? <ul><li>Native species: A species which has been here a very long time. </li></ul><ul><li>Native Plant Conservation Initiative: A native plant species is one &quot;that occurs naturally in a particular region, state, ecosystem, and habitat without direct or indirect human actions&quot; </li></ul>

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