The Importance Of Invasive Species

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The loss of biodiversity is a direct reflection of the actions of the human race. Non-native invasive species, plants and animals alike are causing a drastic shift in the ecosystem and while these foreign aliens thrive they are consequently killing native species in the surrounding areas. While humans take most of the blame, other factors such as weather also play a role in the relocation of certain species; the natural occurrence of relocation is why it is crucial that the human race stop aiding in the spread on non-native species that is killing the environment. Non-native invasive species are thriving in foreign environments while killing native species in the surrounding area. Species relocation is often times to blame from humans interacting …show more content…
Zuniga, D.Morrison). It is essential that the human race makes a stronger attempt to preserve the biodiversity of the Earth’s ecosystems and not continue to aid in the mass extinction of various species, which according to A.Shah the “current extinction rate is now approaching one thousand times the background rate and may climb ten thousand times the background rate” (A.Shah) in the future if humans continue present …show more content…
Research has made it apparent that with current trends the human race will double if not triple the rate of extinction for various species, and in order for mankind to have a more positive role in this epidemic a stronger sense of awareness and a set standard on what is allowed as far as what humans are allowed to introduce to new environments must be taken into order or else we [the world] run the risk of watching thousands of species be wiped off the

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