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15.10: Topics for Discussion
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- How do you judge whether a reintroduction project is successful? Develop simple and then increasingly detailed criteria to evaluate a project’s success.
- Tying concepts from different chapters together, what are the biggest challenges standing in the way of conserving migratory birds?
- Use the advanced search functions on the IUCN Red List website (https://www.iucnredlist.org) to pick one species occurring in your country that is threatened by climate change. Referring to Chapter 10, how does climate change threaten this species? What strategies can be used to prevent this species’ extinction?
- What roles do ex situ facilities play in the conservation of threatened species in your region? Discuss two or three different roles. Do you think there are certain aspects in conservation that they can make a larger contribution to than is currently the case?