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hunt·ing

(hŭnt'ing),
The oscillation of a controlled variable, such as the temperature of a thermostat, around its set point. See: hunting reaction.
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It spends considerable time establishing the likelihood (high) and potential impact (significant) of a comet strike 12,900 years ago, but far less time exploring how such an event might have interacted with ongoing, secular climate change and possible human over-hunting to produce the extinction.
However, their numbers have plunged throughout the Gulf because of over-hunting and loss of habitat.
The causes for its extinction in the wild include over-hunting.
A collapse of the fur trade, the economic collapse of the Great Depression, the scarcity of food animals because of over-hunting, the growing dependency on government and the reduction of relief payments in the name of austerity and restraint had led to much hardship.
Muhammad Rafiq also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the significance of the Biodiversity and various threats to it including pollution, deforestation, over-hunting, overgrazing, over-fishing, water logging, salinity and desertification.
Students and other visitors will be apprised of significance of the Biodiversity and various threats to it including pollution, deforestation, over-hunting, overgrazing, over-fishing, water logging, salinity and desertification.
It was originally owned by colonial twitcher Sir William Ingram, who introduced several species of bird including the multi-coloured Greater Bird of Paradise to the island in an attempt to save the species from over-hunting by plume traders in its native New Guinea.
At least 15 of these species are threatened with extinction, including the pygmy cormorant, which is rapidly losing its breeding ground thanks to over-development and over-hunting.
While missing easy shots is fodder for another article, forcing methods and over-hunting areas are two things you can easily address.
Destruction of habitats, over-hunting and climate change have already driven the extinction rate for plants and animals to the highest level since the dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago, the United Nations said on Friday.
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that large predators are much more vulnerable than smaller species to environmental changes, such as over-hunting and habitat change, because they have to work so hard to find their next meal.
Much has been done to try to save the world's largest cat - threatened by over-hunting, habitat loss and the wildlife trade - but their numbers have continued to spiral downward for nearly two decades.