https://essaygig.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/gig-logo.png 0 0 admin https://essaygig.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/gig-logo.png admin2022-10-13 08:53:402022-10-13 08:53:40What is your opinion on culling of wildlife populations regarding ecological and ethical considerations?
Humans have a long history of controlling “undesirable” species, like predators perceived as destructive to domestic animals and game species. In North America, predators like wolves, coyotes, and birds of prey have been extensively shot and trapped, sometimes to near extinction.
Culling, the removal of individual animals from a population, is sometimes used in wildlife management for population control.
- What is your opinion on culling of wildlife populations regarding ecological and ethical considerations?
- Is there a time that culling is appropriate?
- Are there viable alternatives to culling?
Please feel free to do some independent research. For insight, please see the video below on active management to address a disease epidemic in an African nature reserve.
EMC Consulting PTY Ltd/Flame (Producer). (2002). Active management stops epidemic (Segment 4 of 13) [Video]. In Playing God: Active environmental management—The African game. Films on Demand. https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/login?auth=CAS&url=https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=273866&xtid=53505&loid=235987