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Topic Selection Links
NOTE: The links in this box are good places to begin this assignment. Browse them to identify different endangered species and become familiar with the basics. These sites are NOT CONSIDERED RELIABLE WEBSITES to cite as references in this paper.
Additional Reading & Background Materials
Links in this box connect to background materials recommended by Professor Becky Croteau for understanding the relevant and necessary concepts for completing this paper. These sources may or may not be cited as resources in the works cited page, depending on how much of this general information is drawn/included in your paper.
In addition, some of these resources can be searched to find specific information about endangered animals. For the purposes of this paper, when specific information about a specific animal is used, the website should definitely be included in the works cited list.
Scientific Facts on Biodiversity: A Global Outlook
Clear Summaries of International Scientific Documents
Peer-reviewed by independent experts. Published under the authority of the GreenFacts Scientific Board. Recommended by Prof. Becky Croteau.
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
From "About WCS" (recommended by Becky Croteau): ...four of the biggest issues facing wildlife and wild places: climate change; natural resource exploitation; the connection between wildlife health and human health; and the sustainable development of human livelihoods. While taking on these issues, we manage more than 200 million acres of protected lands around the world, with more than 200 scientists on staff
Enlisting Endangered Species As a Tool to Combat Warming
Yale Environment 360 is a Scholarly Online Article from e360, a publication of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. With a scholarly editorial board of scientists. Recommended by Prof. Becky Croteau.
Images & Scholarly Articles on the Internet
Search Google Images to find photos for your 1-slide Power Point
Reliable Websites - Internet Resources
To find answers to the specific questions related to endangered animal species, use the reliable websites/internet resources below. Remember, 2 scholarly resources (along with ANY websites/internet sources used) must be included. Scholarly resources must come from the library or a library subscription database.
Evaluate & Choose
The links below provide criteria for evaluating internet resources, examples of "good" & "bad" resources, and practice at determining web site quality. Use them to help you determine if the information provided online is credible, reliable & accurate.
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