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Natural Resources and Conservation

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Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Google search for the answer to these questions 1. What ´s the meaning of the three R’s in environment conservation? 2. What are three examples of habitats? 3. What are the four types of pollution? 4. What are examples of renewable resources? 5. What are non-renewable resources? 6. What are three example of fossil fuels? 7. What are three example of endangered species?
  • 2. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Read the text. Select the appropriate alternative to complete the sentences, from the text. 1) Sea turtles are/is ______________________. A) 150 million years old B) a group of endangered species C) new species of animals in the world D) species which has eight protective shells 2) Sea turtles lay their eggs ___________. A) without their protective shell B) after spring season at any beach C) at their home beach once in a year D) in a very small nest with some birds around 3) Most of the turtle’s eggs are ______________. A) difficult to find inside the turtle’s nest B) eaten by predator birds and men C) protected by poachers D) never eaten by men 4) To lay eggs, sea turtles _________________. A) make a hole in the sand B) should wait for more than a month C) look for a special place near crabs and insects D) do it in any of the many nests which appear in the ocean 5) The number of eggs sea turtles release at a time is ___________________________. A) a maximum of one hundred fifty B) always less than a dozen C) almost three millions D) just five 6) The sea turtle is ______________________. A) one thousand meters long B) a magical giant from the beaches C) an animal that hatches just two eggs each year D) one of the most ancient species man should protect Sea turtles are ancient animals that have a protective shell and live in the ocean. Sea turtles have existed for 125 million years, but now they are listed as threatened or endangered. Each spring, thousands of these creatures leave the ocean to lay their eggs. Year after year, they instinctively return to the beach where they themselves were *hatched. They dig a hole in the sand and *release up to 150 eggs at a time. Most of the eggs will never hatch, because they will be eaten by predator birds, crabs, or insects. Nowadays the turtle’s worst enemy is man. *Poachers take their eggs, and kill the adults for their shells. *to release: to liberate. *to hatch: to come out of an egg. *poachers: a person who catches birds, animals, etc, on somebody else’s property without permission. Adapted from Atlas
  • 3. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Read the text. Choose the appropriate alternative to complete the sentences, from the previous text. 1) The leather black turtles come to Gandoca beach to ______________________. A) live here B) eat plants C) leave their eggs D) join other species 2) There is an important ______________________ in Gandoca–Manzanillo. A) tropical dry forest B) swamp habitat C) salt lagoon D) large lake Gandoca–Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge Gandoca Manzanillo protects a spectacularly beautiful nine-km-long beach where four species of turtles – most abundantly leather black turtles – come to the coast to deposit their eggs. Playa Gandoca is blacksand, but it is the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica. The waters here are too dangerous. Volunteers are needed for the Marine Turtle Conservation Projects to conduct, research and protect turtles from predators (hunters). The park – which is 65% tropical rain forest also protects rare swamps habitats including the only mangrove forest in Costa Rican Caribbean Coast. It’s possible to hike through the reserve to Gandoca Lagoon. The large freshwater lagoon has two openings to the sea. With luck you will be able to see crocodiles and caimans. The park is also a permanent home at least 358 species of birds (including toucans and eagles) as well as other wild animals. Adapted from Costa Rica Handbook by Cristopher P. Baker
  • 4. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets 3) One specie of bird mentioned in the text is the ______________________. A) crocodile B) caiman C) eagle D) turtle 4) In Manzanillo–Gandoca, there is the ______________________ of the Caribbean Coast. A) most calm water B) only mangrove forest C) only blacksand beach D) smallest freshwater lagoon 5) Volunteers ______________________. A) deposit their eggs B) build a permanent home for birds C) are necessary to protect the area D) research the two openings to the sea 6) The park is ______________________ percent tropical rain forest. A) fifty – eight B) thirty - five C) sixty - five D) fifty – six 7) The name of the organization that protects the turtles is _______________________. A) Gandoca Turtles B) Manzanillo Turtles C) Gandoca – Manzanillo D) Marine Turtle Conservation Project
  • 5. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Read the following information. Choose the appropriate alternative to answer the questions, from the previous text. 1) What does Corcovado cover? A(n) _______________ of the península. A) fifth B) third C) eight D) hundredth 2) How many species of birds does the park protect? It protects __________________. A) one hundred B) one hundred sixteen C) two hundred eighty-five D) one hundred thirty-nine 3) What kind of activities can visitors do at the park? __________________________. A) Collect insects B) Catching reptiles C) Use electricity to cook D) Enjoy nature CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK It covers 1/3 of the Osa Península, Corcovado includes at least eight different ecosystems and protects 285 species of birds, 139 species of mammals, 116 species of amphibians and reptiles, thousands of species of insects and more than 100 species of trees. Four species of sea turtles nest on the park’s beaches. There are miles of trails as well as camping facilities for the visitors to enjoy. During the camping time, visitors don’t have electricity, so they need to cook by burners*. There are pipes* near to use water, to take baths, to drink and cook. *trails: routes *pipes: tubes *burner: stove made y stones designed to cook by flames
  • 6. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Read the text about Costa Rica. Choose the appropriate alternative to answer each question, according to the previous text. 1) Why is Costa Rica an important country? Because it has _____________________. A) a national park B) world cultural centers C) the best treasures in the world D) the oldest democracy in Latin America 2) What surprises tourists in Costa Rica? A) Different countries resources. B) Diversity of flora and fauna. C) Interesting treasures it has. D) Historical flora. Costa Rica is a special country. Its democracy and peace have a strong meaning in this land. Also, Costa Rica has the oldest Latin America democracy. Costa Ricans have so much to share with friends all around the world. Their land has marvelous treasures such as cultural centers, theaters that are historical monuments of fine arts and jade that surprise visitors from different countries. Costa Rica’s natural resources are rich and diverse. For this reason they have the best-organized National Park Systems in the world. Tourists come frequently with the idea of discovering a wonderful land with a variety of flora and fauna which surprise them. So, people work to protect and conserve nature. It astonishes them. Adapted from Learning English
  • 7. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Read the text. Choose the correct alternative to complete the sentences, according to the text above. 1) Costa Rica ___________________________. A) is a poor place to develop ecotourism B) includes programs to grow more vegetation C) has particular areas to keep flora and fauna D) has all its territory protected for the development of ecotourism 2) Protected places ___________________________. A) show typical dishes for visitors B) mean learning about the local culture C) have many people doing volunteer work D) preserve nature with the help of some organizations 3) Ecotourism contributes to ___________________________. A) feed wild animals in parks B) throw trash in parks and reserves C) preserve nature as much as possible D) collect sample plants in reserved areas Ecotourism is relatively new. When someone visits a country, he/she can learn about the flora and fauna of that particular area. Costa Rica is an ideal destination for those interested in ecotourism. Our country has many biological reserves and national parks. Our governments have protected nature in those areas. There are hundreds of birds species, mammals and reptiles. In addition, visitors can observe beautiful vegetation. Ecotourism also means learning about the local culture and its customs. For example, tourists can eat typical dishes at a local restaurant and try desserts such as “cajetas” or “melcochas”. Ecotourism also means contributing to preserving nature by neither throwing trash in parks, nor feeding wild animals, nor collecting sample plants or rocks. Finally, people can also contribute by doing volunteer work or donating money to organizations such as Neotropica or Apreflofas. Adapted from The Tico Times
  • 8. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Read the following article. Choose the appropriate alternative to complete each sentence, from the previous text. 1) This article is about the ___________________. A) circus equipment B) tropical weather in Costa Rica C) maintenance of polar bears in Costa Rica D) prohibition of presenting polar animals in tropical zones 2) The polar bears ___________________. A) live in Costa Rica B) come from tropical countries C) are imported from the United States D) are animals to be presented in all types of circus 3) People in Costa Rica ________________. A) support the animals’ protection B) import polar bears for the circus C) want to see polar animals in the country D) permit the inhumane treatment of the animals in Central America The circus polar bears are now an international problem. The largest member of the bear family and polar bears are ill-equipped to handle the hot, tropical sun in Central America. Those bears were imported from the United States and are now preserved in violation of national, and international laws. Costa Rica was one of the first countries to oppose the cruel treatment of these animals; therefore, from now on circus will not be permitted to do shows using any other type of animals from polar places in tropical zones. Adapted from The Veterinary Association
  • 9. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Natural resources and Conservation Read the text. Select the appropriate alternative to complete the sentences, from the text above. 1) There is pollution in the Arctic because __________________________. A) many animals live there B) man is using aerosol gases C) millions of seabirds live in groups D) some people are pressuring to have a world park 2) One result of man’s contamination in the Polar Region is the __________________. A) construction of a park B) growing of the polar icecaps C) partial destruction of the ozone layer D) reproduction of many seabirds in the ocean 3) The sun rays over the Earth may cause __________________________. A) a negative effect on the polar icecaps B) the development of the Arctic species C) elimination of the aerosol gases D) overpopulation of penguins Animals that live in the Arctic are fewer each time. Environmental groups are campaigning against exploitation of the Arctic. They think it’s better to built a world park, free from people and pollution. Polar bears live in the Arctic; penguins populate the Antarctic. Fish is the food for millions of seabirds and seals. But man damages the Polar Regions using aerosol gases, which make a hole in the ozone layer of the North Pole. The rays from the sun now reach the earth directly and the greenhouse effect can dissolve the polar icecaps.
  • 10. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Read the text. Choose the correct alternative to complete the sentences, according to the text above. 4) Costa Rica ___________________________. E) is a poor place to develop ecotourism F) includes programs to grow more vegetation G) has particular areas to keep flora and fauna H) has all its territory protected for the development of ecotourism 5) Protected places ___________________________. E) show typical dishes for visitors F) mean learning about the local culture G) have many people doing volunteer work H) preserve nature with the help of some organizations 6) Ecotourism contributes to ___________________________. E) feed wild animals in parks F) throw trash in parks and reserves G) preserve nature as much as possible H) collect sample plants in reserved areas Ecotourism is relatively new. When someone visits a country, he/she can learn about the flora and fauna of that particular area. Costa Rica is an ideal destination for those interested in ecotourism. Our country has many biological reserves and national parks. Our governments have protected nature in those areas. There are hundreds of birds species, mammals and reptiles. In addition, visitors can observe beautiful vegetation. Ecotourism also means learning about the local culture and its customs. For example, tourists can eat typical dishes at a local restaurant and try desserts such as “cajetas” or “melcochas”. Ecotourism also means contributing to preserving nature by neither throwing trash in parks, nor feeding wild animals, nor collecting sample plants or rocks. Finally, people can also contribute by doing volunteer work or donating money to organizations such as Neotropica or Apreflofas.
  • 11. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Complete the following texts using the words from the list.  Unique  Devil  Location  Continent  Biodiversity  Climate  Fauna  Water  Koala  Species  Plants Australia is a ______________ land . it has about a million different native ______________. More than 80% of the country ‘s flowering _________________ mammals and frogs are endemic to Australia. Australia has more that 140 species of marsupials , including _________________ , kangaroos , wombats and the tasmanian_____________________ The reason why much of australia´s flora and____________________ are unique is because of Australia’s geographic ________________________. Australia is also the driest inhabited _______________________ on Earth and that _________________ changes can have important impacts on its ___________________. Only about 6% of Australian land is arable . Large volumes of _____________ are needed from the surface and groundwater supplies.
  • 12. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets Complete the following text using the words from the list  Organization  Oceans  Reuses  Protect  Species  Plants  Environment  Planet Friends of green is an independent environmental _________________________ that promotes attitudes that help ______________________ the environment and save our____________________________. It Protect Eath’s forests and _________________________ , its animals and ________________. It protects biodiversity . Biodiversity is the variation of life ___________________ in an ecosystem or on the entire planet Remember the three R’s to ___________________________ the environment : reduce , _________________ recycle.
  • 13. Englishpost.org Natural Resources and the promotions of conservation Visit Englishpost.org for more teaching ideas and worksheets