July 7th, 2013
Improving the wildlife habitat around your home offers benefits to man and animal alike. A better habitat creates a healthier environment that offers safety, shelter and sustenance to animals. Wildlife in your backyard can also have positive effects on your mood and mental health.
5. Put up “No Hunting” signs. One of the best ways you can improve the wildlife habitat is by preventing hunting on your land. Hunting diminishes animal numbers and can also cause environmental damage.
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July 5th, 2013
Healthy ecosystems share common elements. Read on to learn about the components that are necessary for healthy ecosystems.
Health ecosystems have decomposers that break down animals and plants and return organic material to the soil. They also have plants and producers that form the foundation of the food chain, create their own food through photosynthesis and help other living things breathe by giving out oxygen.
Consumers also thrive in a healthy ecosystem. These animals stop plants from Read the rest of this entry »
July 1st, 2013
Before humans developed the machinery to cut down trees and forests in just one fell swoop, there were a lot more forests across the entire world. The planet was a greener and more beautiful place, and there were more abundant varieties of wildlife. However, ever since bulldozers and even chainsaws have been available in large quantities and ever since the human race determined that they could make some useful products, such as paper, out of the trees found in many of these forests, we have begun cutting these trees down at Read the rest of this entry »
June 29th, 2013
Wetlands play a key role in providing a habitat to a wide range of species and ensuring that regional ecosystems are able to stay healthy and functional. The damage done to wetlands has been nothing short of devastating for local wildlife and constitutes a very serious risk in terms of the future of the planet. Working to protect precious ecosystems and wetland habitats can be an essential concern if we are to create a greener and more sustainable future. Failing to take the necessary steps and make the changes needed to ensure these ecosystems will not suffer further Read the rest of this entry »
June 28th, 2013
It is important that wildlife habitats are protected to ensure certain species exist throughout generations. For example, there are government programs for farmers that will help them preserve their land that is used by turkeys, owls, deer and other types of wildlife. It is important that most of the farmland that exist today does not get sold for commercial use. Wildlife will have nowhere to live and their numbers will be greatly reduced. Many farmers use controlled burning to improve their grasslands for the wildlife that inhabits their property. A professional forester can ensure the Read the rest of this entry »