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Biodiversity

Consequences and Impacts of Biodiversity Loss

Posted on February 19, 2014

Edward O. Wilson, author of the seminal work on the subject of biodiversity, “The Crisis of Biological Diversity” (1985), covered all the bases when he enumerated the primary consequences of loss of biodiversity in a 2010 interview with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) (UNESCO, 2010)

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Challenges Facing the Campaign Against Biodiversity Loss

Posted on February 19, 2014

The myriad causes of biodiversity loss (see related topics below) may be tied together by a simple fact: For a long period of time – and to a good extent, even until now – people just didn’t know any better. Being clueless to the ecological impacts of their actions, human societies consume and exploit the surrounding resources too much, too fast, while not giving back enough – if at all – to help nature regenerate and recover.

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Cause for Concern: The Alarming Rate of Biodiversity Loss

Posted on February 18, 2014

All things run their due course. There is a limit and an end to everything, including nature and its seemingly boundless and perpetual beauty and wonders, both living and non-living.

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A Joint Effort: Campaigning to Conserve Biodiversity

Posted on February 19, 2014

Throughout the centuries, humans have built communities, societies, and civilizations, enriching their knowledge, traditions, and culture in the process. They did all that hand-in-hand with their environment. However, since learning how to consume and utilize the naturally occurring resources around them for their purposes, humankind has also long been shaping and reshaping existing ecosystems.

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