American Burying Beetle Analysis

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No Place Like Home, Our Planet Earth "We won 't have a society if we destroy the environment," said by Margaret Mead, who was an American cultural anthropologist. Human actions and the environment have positive and negative impacts on each other such as, climate change, nature and humans working together, and nature having an influence on the technology we create. Both humans and the environment have a complicated relation. Climate change causes a complex relationship between humans and the environment. This is because as the human population develops, so does the pollution we create. This is also why humans are the cause of climate change and most of the problems seen in the environment today. Consequently, because of our actions,…show more content…
Most convincingly, in Jane Goodall’s argument on the American Burying Beetle, she talks about how these beetles live and what they do to the environment. As Lou Perrotti once called them, “nature’s most efficient recyclers,” (63). The reason they were called this is because the American Burying Beetle holds an important duty of recycling deceased animals back into planet Earth. The only problem is that chemical pesticides have been decreasing their population. In the argument Jane Goodall also mentions how they catapulted the American Burying Beetle population into satisfying numbers. This couldn’t have been done without a team of helpful supporters. So, In the argument, Goodall encourages both children and adults to participate in the making of a better ecosystem (Hope for Animals and Their World). Not only does nature bring out our compassion, but it also brings out our…show more content…
Nature itself has a positive influence on the technology we create. For example, velcro was created when a plant stuck on a Swiss inventor, George de Mestral. Things that work in nature prove to defeat time. So, it wouldn 't be unusual to base off our man-made creations on nature. This is called “biomimetics,” or “biological mimicry.” As said by Julian Vincent, the director of the Centre for Biomimetic, “Engineers depend on biologists to discover interesting mechanisms for them to exploit.” This proves that nature has an influence even on the machines and inventions we create. When most people look at nature, they are taken by its beauty and is inspired. Some prefer to draw it, and some prefer to mimic the machines made by nature 's mechanics (The Economist). Some people may even find their passion in what they want to do in life. Nature helped a troubled student realize his passion for the environment. He joined the eco club to avoid detention and later realized he enjoyed nature after planting a jalapeno chili plant and going on a field trip. Now, he is currently, “An Environmentalist and head of the Natural Leaders Network, which is part of the Children & Nature Network. He is also a National Geographic explorer and has spoken at the White House twice.” (Brian Clark Howard). So as you can tell, it 's no secret that these inventors mostly follow what nature presents and turn it into something valuable humans
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