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The guardian claims that sustainable development is a vague terminology being bent like a rubber band. At the moment cities are taking resources from outskirts and giving nothing back.  Natural resources continue to diminish because of cities’ increased energy and resource consumption.

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Andrew O’Connor’s article on ABC reports about a new law to help protect endangered animals. A new biodiversity law has been presented to Western Australia’s parliament with the assurance of protecting endangered species and habitats. Environment Minister, Albert Jacob, says the law will help protect biodiversity in WA’s South West, a recognizable threaten area.

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Most of the agriculture in developed countries such as United States or Canada is now industrial-style agriculture. This means that farms are extremely large, highly specialized, they use a lot of fossil fuels and pesticides. Essentially, they became big factories. Some people consider this as a success. But is it? It impacts our environment and economy a lot. Only now we begin to realize what the price we should pay.

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Smart farming is a type of farming that allows farmers to become more efficient. It was created to improve the quantity and quality of agricultural technologies without industrializing the market. FAO predicts the world’s population will rise to 9.6 billion by 2050 and that food production will need to increase by 70%.  The way the technology works; is the farmers place sensors that detect “reproduction events and health disorders in animals”.

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              Elizabeth Palermo argues in her article "King Crabs Arrive in Antarctic, with Claws Out for Biodiversity" that king crabs could be invading the whole seafloor of Antarctica due to climate change. She states that these crustaceans do live all over the globe, especially in the Alaskan coast. However, it was only discovered recently by scientists that they had advanced to the cold seawaters of Antarctica. According to the studies, the king crabs could throw the ecosystem into disorder.

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The article “The predator survives – but the ecosystem crashes”

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The article “Humans have already used up 2015's supply of Earth's resources – analysis” by author Emma Howard of the guardian.com was written to make people aware of our depleting resources.

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