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Transcript of Habitat Destruction
-We cut down trees and forests for wood
and wood products and many of these trees are
never replaced. Logging can also cause soil
-Animals cannot survive in one crop areas and wild lands are being cleared up to make farms.
Building roads and cities
-Cities replace the habitat of many animals. Roads destroy plants and also keep animals from safely roaming their land.
-They destroy or damage 15-36 acres of
tropical forests yearly. Tropical Forests in Central and South America, Southeast Asia, and Oceania are being threatened.
Rain forests now occupy less than 1/2 of the land than they did 1,000 years ago.
Orangutan population and rhino population have drastically fallen.
The U.S. has lost half of its wetlands in the last 200 years!
Tourism hurts natural habitats. Get involved in local conservation efforts.
Support environmental groups in your area.
Become a responsible shopper/consumer.
Thank You for Caring How would you react if someone came and took your home from you? The Lorax movie inspired by Dr. Seuss is a fable about environmental responsibility. It touches on many issues such as habitat destruction due to expanding a corporation at the expense of the earth. Habitat destruction doesn't always revolve around human activity. Natural disasters may cause an excessive amount of damage to a habitat. The only difference about the damage is that the habitat can recover after a natural disaster in contrast to human activity.