Updated: 5/19/2020

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  • "Lands have been overlooked by people who have viewed them only as "waste" areas that could replaced for more "useful"purposes"
  • Humans need space but we are not alone on this planet
  • “Pollution can cause indirect damage by making an environment too toxic for all or certain species”
  • Carbon Monoxide in the water affects the corals growth, variety, and reproduction and also affects the animals natural abilities (such as going away from predators and staying close to protection)
  • "Approximately half of the 254 million tons of yearly waste will meet its fate in one of the more than 2,000 active landfills across the country"
  • Imagine where we will be in a hundred-a thousand years at that rate.
  • this could be our future
  • “Environmental change has negatively affected most biological systems on our planet and is becoming of increasing concern for the well-being and survival of many species,” and that includes ours
  • Pollution, invasive species, and disruption of ecosystem processes
  • The 3 types of habitat loss
  • Habitat fragmentation
  • Habitat degradation
  • bulldozer pushing down trees, filling in wetlands, dredging rivers, and mowing fields
  • roads are built across land habitats & dams are built in wet habitat
  • Habitat destruction