The Benefits Of Diversity: The Challenges Of Biodiversity

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Define Biodiversity; Biodiversity is an ecosystem or certain habitat where there range of different animal species coexist with each other. ( Biodiversity causes a healthy eco-system) ‘’The richer the diversity of life, the greater the opportunity for medical discoveries, economic development, and adaptive responses to such new challenges as climate change.’’(The Convention about Life on Earth, 2014)
1) Prevent Extinction; the larger the variety of animals that exist in the world the better. It is better for us and future generations because it gives the animals and people who breed animals a bigger gene pool to use to protect animals from diseases. Therefore that we can continue to farm animals and allow them not to die of an
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therefore the communities future is directly connected to the strength of these natural resources so if there is not enough biodiversity these resources could run out causing these community to fail and that county as a whole to fail indirectly.
3) Human employment and a positive economy; a great amount of jobs rely on biological resources including agriculture, fishing foresting, eco-tourism and outdoor recreation this supply’s. Without most of these jobs that rely on a healthy ecosystem which is supplied to us by diversity there would be farther unemployment and it would decrease a counties GDP significantly and over make the worlds harder to live in.
4) Medical Development; The more types of plant and animal species that we have lead to the greater chance of finding medical cures to certain diseases. Think about it the more plants and variety of plants the greater the likely hood of one of an undiscovered plant to contain the cure for cancer per say but if plants are becoming extinct before they are discovered the lower the chance of us finding cures for
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We must eat a selection of foods to say health and continue to aid the world in development as we can.
Ocean Ecosystem Services
1) Food; ‘’It is estimated that the ocean provides more than 25% of the protein used to feed the entire world population.’’ (
This means that a quarter of our population (1.875 billion people would stand a great chance of starving to death) The Ocean is necessary for the survival of human kind
2) Provides oxygen; absorbs approximately 30-50% of the total CO2 created by burning fossil fuels (Life in The worlds Ocean, Wiley-Blackwell) (Book) It also produces more than 70-80% of all the oxygen we breath. The ocean is able to do this because of the plankton in the water they absorb the CO2 and turn it into O2 using photosensitise.
3) It Prevents the world from overheating, it takes up to 80% of the heat caused from climate change (Life in The worlds Ocean, Wiley-Blackwell) (Book) If it were not for the ocean the cities that boarder it would already be under
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