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  • Human Extinction Essay

    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 catastrophe. Humans are also known as a violent species so it is not unreasonable for one to analyze the threat of a mass extinction due to a nuclear war. Humanity is looking into biological warfare as well, and it would be foolish to ignore the risks and the…

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  • Human Population Growth And Species Extinction

    INTRODUCTION The human population on Earth has been growing at an alarming rate bringing with it an ever growing need for food, energy and land use, amongst many others. At the same time, the list of animal species recorded as being extinct or on the verge of being extinct gets longer and longer. Is this phenomenon coincidence or are these two occurrences directly link to each other? This research task aims to investigate if there is reliable proof that human population growth and species…

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  • Trisel's Human Extinction And The Value Of Our Efforts?

    In “Human Extinction and the Value of Our Efforts,” Brooke Alan Trisel writes on the relationship between the meaning of life and the existence of future generations. He states that we do not need future generations in order to have meaningful lives. I will argue in support of Trisel’s position by stating his views and discussing various objections to it. After expositing Trisel’s view, I will first address an objection that Trisel proposes and refutes on the relationship of importance and…

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  • Analysis Of Disasters Aren T Special By Lee Clarke

    I disagree with Lee Clarke 's statement because catastrophes are life changing events that affect everyone in certain ways, therefore, they should not be looked at as something normal because they don 't happen often. For some, it marks a day that their life has been changed forever, therefore, they should be seen as special. Catastrophes are events that humans try to overcome themselves. In Oedipus rex, the previous king…

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  • Conservation Of Caroline Williams's Article: Wildlife Conservation

    over centuries, have developed symbiotic relationships with each other as a way of survival. In other words, this “Circle of Life” has been established and for centuries has been effective enough to sustain Earth’s species. However, what happens when one of these relationships turns parasitic? What happens when a foreigner invades a habitat and damages the relationships established by the species? Humans are one of the most egocentric species. Their main concern is getting the resources…

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  • Animal Extinction Research Paper

    Many species in the world are endangered and eventually becoming extinct. The main problem that generates extinction is human activity; people cause extinction every day and unknowingly to them, it is killing innocent animals. Due to pollution, natural forces, human interaction, and loss of habitats, animal extinction is a major crisis in the world; people are the only ones that can save the animal population before it is too late. Pollution is among the most insidious threats to animal…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Actitis Hypoleucos

    Carl Zimmer, a TED presenter whom is not in favor for de-extinction states that, “De-extinction could possibly be worth examining, but where would we put the species?” Carl Zimmer states the pros, the cons and the outcome of de-extinction. Additionally, he talks about bringing the Red River Softshell turtle back, but if the turtle is brought back to life and put back in the same place it was originally from, the species will die off again. At first, I thought de-extinction was a good idea, but…

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  • De Extinction In Jurassic Park

    painstakingly brought back from extinction, break away from their artificial habits and wreak havoc on their keepers, both captivated and horrified the imagination of its viewers. Although the events portrayed by Jurassic Park have forever remained in the realm of science fiction, the idea of de-extinction has not. De-extinction is a fundamentally awesome, but fundamentally flawed idea. It is hard to ignore the wonder that one may feel as they gaze upon a fully grown, functioning Woolly…

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  • Biodiversity Paper

    In our planet, all life depends entirely on the variety of life existing on it and the services and goods it provides. The biological diversity within the planet such as the relationship between each specie all play a significant role. For instance, the way in which mussels help purify water affects humans and how trees provide oxygen for living species. The variety of life within our planet can be described as biodiversity. Biodiversity can be described as an umbrella term that elucidates the…

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  • The Importance Of Biodiversity Of The Polynesia-Micronesia Hotspot

    Biodiversity refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth. The number of species of plants and animals are both part of the biological diversity of the Polynesia-Micronesia hotspot. The loss of biodiversity in this hotspot damages crucial services provided by nature. A biodiversity hotspot is a region with a significant amount of organisms that are threatened by humans. The Polynesia-Micronesia hotspot…

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