Ecology expert witnesses are often sought out for litigation involving environmental matters, as ecology refers to how organisms of an environment rely on one another for sustainability. Ecology expert consulting may be required for cases involving environmental management, etymology, biology, botany, wildfire science, forestry, landscape architecture, toxicology, environmental science, microbiology, agriculture, soils, water conservation, environmental engineering, and other areas related to environmental settings.
Ecology expert witnesses are often from a background concerning the environmental health and safety of humans, plants, and/or animals. The survival of an environment often depends on the ecological interactions between species, whether it is that of a forest, wetland, or other natural environment, as well as areas utilized for crop production, fisheries, or agricultural settings. Ecology may also be unique to certain groups of organisms, as evidenced by insect ecology, plant pathology, and the many ecosystems specific to each environment regarding the relationship between both plants and animals. Ecology expert witnesses are also knowledgeable with the role of biodiversity in the ecology field, as diverse and unique organisms are often dependent on one another for the purpose of survival.
Ecology expert witnesses may be asked to provide an expert opinion on environmental remediation or endangered species, both of which may be threatened the natural ecological system of the area in question. The field of environmental science implements certain codes and compliance as a means of protecting and sustaining environmental ecology.
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