Biology 3442F/G Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Ramsar Convention, Committee On The Status Of Endangered Wildlife In Canada, Megabat

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Last lecture, pulling together with red data books: red data books - comprehensive listing of all conservation status" of biological species. Individuals involved, op importance, loss of omb: 15. 3. 2 permitted uses development and site alteration shall not be permitted in the significant habitat of endangered and threatened species. Federal/national: sara & cosewic: cosewic - committee on the status of endangered wildlife in canada. International union for conservation of nature (iucn: lists the status of species globally and ignores political borders. Spinx"s macaw (cyanopsitta spixii: confirmed extinct this year, wiped out due to deforestation, creation of a dam, and trapping for wild trade. Ivory trade: 1970 1980, many countries lost 80-90% of their elephants, 1980"s quota -> appendix ii, 1989 total ban -> appendix i, currently both appendix i and ii depending on the country. Appendix ii: could become threatened unless trade is regulated. Canada"s federation legislation: bill c-5, the species at risk act.

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