FIN WHALES <ul><li>Balaenoptera physalus </li></ul>Endangered in 1996. Now Recovering. Alissa Aliassime
Global distribution  <ul><li>The exact number of Whales is unknown. </li></ul><ul><li>estimated to have been 100,000 ( at ...
Threats  <ul><li>Overhunting ( high demand for whale products  </li></ul><ul><li>By-catch  </li></ul>
Conservation  <ul><li>Fin whale hunting is forbidden.  </li></ul><ul><li>Populations are being watched to control the blac...
Las Vegas Leopard Frog  <ul><li>Lithobates fisheri </li></ul>Alissa Aliassime
Extinct  <ul><li>1990 was the last year where a living species was seen.  </li></ul><ul><li>Assumed of being extinct since...
Reasons ?  <ul><li>Habitat loss : Spring capture,  ground water pumping  </li></ul>
Works Cited <ul><li>IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1.  < www.iucnredlist.or g >. Downloaded ...
Polar bear  Urus maritimus <ul><li>Red List Category: Status VUEN </li></ul>Alissa Aliassime
Global Distribution <ul><li>Worlds largest terrestrial  carnivore ( 352- 680 kg and 2-3 m in length) </li></ul><ul><li>pop...
Threats to Polar bears  <ul><li>Hunting , only legal to indigenous people  </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of habitat due to Climat...
Conservation Efforts <ul><li>Trying to slow down Climate Change.  </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing number of nature reserves f...
Works Cited <ul><li>WWF - WWF . Web. 03 Oct. 2011. < http://wwf.panda.org >. </li></ul><ul><li>World Atlas including Geogr...
Works Cited  <ul><li>IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. < www.iucnredlist.org >. Downloaded o...
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Alissa fin whale, vegas leopard, polar bear

  1. 1. FIN WHALES <ul><li>Balaenoptera physalus </li></ul>Endangered in 1996. Now Recovering. Alissa Aliassime
  2. 2. Global distribution <ul><li>The exact number of Whales is unknown. </li></ul><ul><li>estimated to have been 100,000 ( at its minimum) and grown to 119,000 ( today) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Threats <ul><li>Overhunting ( high demand for whale products </li></ul><ul><li>By-catch </li></ul>
  4. 4. Conservation <ul><li>Fin whale hunting is forbidden. </li></ul><ul><li>Populations are being watched to control the black market of whale products. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Las Vegas Leopard Frog <ul><li>Lithobates fisheri </li></ul>Alissa Aliassime
  6. 6. Extinct <ul><li>1990 was the last year where a living species was seen. </li></ul><ul><li>Assumed of being extinct since 1994 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reasons ? <ul><li>Habitat loss : Spring capture, ground water pumping </li></ul>
  8. 8. Works Cited <ul><li>IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. < www.iucnredlist.or g >. Downloaded on 04 October 2011 . </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Google Bilder.&quot; Google . Web. 04 Oct. 2011. < http://www.google.de/search?tbm=isch > </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Redirecting...&quot; Big Backgrounds - Free Wallpapers for Your Digital Devices! Web. 04 Oct. 2011. < http://www.bigbackgrounds.com/images_backgrounds >. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Polar bear Urus maritimus <ul><li>Red List Category: Status VUEN </li></ul>Alissa Aliassime
  10. 10. Global Distribution <ul><li>Worlds largest terrestrial carnivore ( 352- 680 kg and 2-3 m in length) </li></ul><ul><li>population size is estimated to be around 20,-25,000 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Threats to Polar bears <ul><li>Hunting , only legal to indigenous people </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of habitat due to Climate change. </li></ul><ul><li>Intake of harmful chemicals </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conservation Efforts <ul><li>Trying to slow down Climate Change. </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing number of nature reserves for Polar bears </li></ul>
  13. 13. Works Cited <ul><li>WWF - WWF . Web. 03 Oct. 2011. < http://wwf.panda.org >. </li></ul><ul><li>World Atlas including Geography Facts, Maps, Flags - Worldatlas.com . Web. 03 Oct. 2011. < http://www.worldatlas.com >. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Works Cited <ul><li>IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. < www.iucnredlist.org >. Downloaded on 03 October 2011 . </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Fin Whale.&quot; Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 03 Oct. 2011. < http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fin_whale >. </li></ul>

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