The Extinction Of The World: The Importance Of Biodiversity

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Biodiversity is something that we must preserve, rebuild, and is what we must let flourish and thrive. For that it is a major component of the sustainability of Earth and the human race. It provides us with our essential day-to-day needs such as coffee. {Coffee is derived from the coffee plant, and is crucial to most humans on the planet to get their morning jolt of energy, which helps keep productivity high. Without coffee people probably wouldn’t even get out of bed let alone go to work. Another vital material for humans that is acquired from plants is medicine. An example would be Turkey Rhubarb. This plant is responsible for the healing of constipation, bladder problems, diarrhea, and hemorrhoids.}{Fact} Speaking of hemorrhoids isn’t that …show more content…
In an ecosystem each living thing benefits from the other thus creating the sustainability of said ecosystem. When species essentially “work together” to benefit from each other it is called Mutualism. Although they do not work together the actions they take part in indirectly affect each other most of the time in a good way.}{Fact} Those were all examples of why we need Biodiversity. If I were to describe each and every dinosaur with one word it would be extinct. Why because they are all extinct. {Extinction is what happens when a taxon of organisms vanishes from the face of the Earth, meaning there is no more of that said species left, neither in the wild nor in captivity. Extinction occurs mainly due to the rapid changing of the environment. For example many species that lived and thrived during the Ice Age died off because of the melting of it thereafter. Example includes, the Banksia strahanensis, a type of shrub that went extinct during the start of the Pleistocene epoch.}{Fact} Extirpation occurs when a species goes extinct in a specific region usually a preferred region of said species. …show more content…
Did you know that “the spread of human activity threatens ¼ of the world 's mammals with extinction.”?} {Fact} So humans have a slightly bigger impact towards habitat destruction, then Mother Nature does. To stop this we must stop polluting our river ways and stop destroying forests in order to save the environment. We must not be wasteful of our resources and take them for granted because if we don’t then we have a long desolate and resource empty road ahead of us. Bio-Invasion occurs when one species is transported by accident or on purpose and is put into a new habitat where they meet the native species of that habitat. The main causes are humans not being careful about what they do. If a person in a cargo ship was going to a place where there are a lot of fruits and he was delivering those fruits back home, then there is a chance that in one or some of those fruits there is a fruit fly. Then the cargo ship goes back home without knowing that there are fruit flies in the fruit. Once brought home the fruit flies reproduce and multiply in a habitat they have never been in before. This

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