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    Extinction Of Neanderthals

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    Invaders are no others, but the humans as claimed by Pat Shipman (2015). Humans are the only species who has played a big role in the extinction of other species living around it. It has built and destroyed habitats and put the threat of extinction to others. Humans, according to me, is one species which can build and destroy the habitats it's living around. Humans have a much bigger brain than most of the other species making them the smarter than others. Humans use their brain to build houses such as with stones, wood, and now metal. As we the humans build structures around us we invade the habitats of other species living among us. For example, the idea of humans digging oil out of the ocean has put the marine life in danger. More than…

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    Extinction Of Experience

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    Response to Course Reading: Extinction of Experience 1. What is the extinction of experience? Researcher found that people are becoming more alienated from nature in what has been called the “extinction of experience”. In around past 20 years, people are having less direct contact with the natural environment and wildlife. It is an interesting trend. It is because for thousands of years, humans have been so intimately connected to nature, not only for survival, but nature impacts culture,…

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    The Sixth Extinction

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    The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History is by Elizabeth Kolbert. Kolbert is an American journalist, observer, author, and staff writer at The New Yorker. The Sixth Extinction won the Pulitzer Prize in 2015; I chose this nonfiction book because I hadn’t heard of the concept of a sixth extinction. I had previously learned of multiple extinctions that occurred in the Cretaceous, Ordovician, Permian, and Triassic-Jurassic periods, but I became curious just by the thought of what Kolbert meant by…

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    Thousands of years ago on the island of Australia; megafauna roamed. By definition; the large animals of a region, these animals are now long extinct. But even today there is still debate about the true cause of this, there are three main theories: A inter-species illness, being hunted to extinction and a ‘sudden’ ice age, these three theories are more commonly known as ILL, KILL and CHILL respectively. In this essay; we’ll look at these theories in detail and draw conclusion as to which theory…

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    Animals Facing Extinction

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    can animals facing extinction be helped using modern science? Identification and description of the problem Extinction is referred to as the death of the last organism of a certain species; thus ending those organisms altogether. However, since most species are globally spread out this is something that takes careful consideration of every fact such as ‘is there a possibility the organism may have has a chance of survival somewhere unexpected?’(Hawking, 2012) Biologists have been trying…

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    Animal Extinction

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    Our planet is in the middle of the sixth mass extinction of mammals, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and plants. We are currently experiencing the worst case of extinction than the dinosaurs which was 65 million years ago. Extinction may be a natural event but there has been a recent increase of species extinction from 1000 to 10,000 per year. This means in the future we may lose species every day [1]. Before extinction was caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruption and climate change but this…

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    class, my 15 year older brother gave me an idea. He brought up the concept of de-extinction, or bringing back animals from the dead, and human cloning. These ideologies, which used to be nothing more than the work of science…

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    Deforestation is Linked to Tiger’s Heading Towards Extinction We have all heard about the beauty of a rain forest and the majestic animals that hide in the shadows, perched in monstrous trees are chirping colorful birds, while basking in the sunlight. The rain forest holds many homes to beautiful and almost forgotten animals such as Tiger’s who are on a brink of extinction. Also, the beautiful trees are producing clean air for everything to live healthier because they are part of carbon…

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    Essay On De-Extinction

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    existence through a process called de-extinction. Some believe that bringing them back to life will make up for the wrong of extinction as stated in Text 1 : 3Q The Ethics of Species ‘De -Extinction’ by Angela Herring. However others claim that because of de-extinction, extinct species are being brought back but millions of other species in the ecosystem are at risk of extinction, stated in Text 3 : Case against Species Revival. Extinct species should not be brought back into existence because…

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    Human Extinction Essay

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    Mass Extinction of the Human Species The future is not guaranteed for individuals, and the same is true for all of humanity. Of the millions of species that exist on this planet humans are known as the most intelligent, but maybe this is a misconception. While mankind carries on its activities, the chance of a mass extinction grows with every misuse of the earth. It is more likely that humans will cause their own extinction than it is that they would be wiped out by a natural…

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