Human actuality

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  • (Threats to biodiversity) Human activity is the major threat to biodiversity for these reasons. 1. Changes in soil use. Deforestation and mining threaten plant & animal life. 2. Overexploitation of animal species. Some animals are endangered because of the loss of their habitat. 3. The introduction of foreign species.4. Air,water & soil contamination. Reduces food & modifies habitats.5. Climate change. The increase in temperatures and precipitation modify environment & affect many species.

  • (possible solutions) The earth summit, held in Rio de Janeiro, brought countries together in the fight to conserve biodiversity. This was proposed:

  1. Make inventories of vulnerable & endangered species so that we understand their situation.

  2. Develop protected areas to preserve habitats & ecosystems which are endangered.

  3. Restore damaged habitats

  4. Pass laws that limit the negative impacts on environment.

  • Ecological footprint is a measurement of human impact on the planet.

  • (Threats to biodiversity) Human activity is the major threat to biodiversity for these reasons. 1. Changes in soil use. Deforestation and mining threaten plant & animal life. 2. Overexploitation of animal species. Some animals are endangered because of the loss of their habitat. 3. The introduction of foreign species.4. Air,water & soil contamination. Reduces food & modifies habitats.5. Climate change. The increase in temperatures and precipitation modify environment & affect many species.

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