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The following article “The Government of Canada protects Species at Risk habitat” has for purpose to justify how several marine mammals are at risk in their own natural habitat. The author of the article further puts the blame on climate change, which is resulted by our actions (again!). As mentioned in class, several causes can endanger the ocean; coral bleaching, ocean acidification, fish migration and many others.

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The article “Climate change ‘impacts women more than men’ by Mary Halton has for purpose to demonstrate how consequences due to global climate change can differ depending on gender. The dominant cause is simply justified as women are the principal caregivers, leading their immune system to be more vulnerable when major changes occur on our ecosystem. The article asserts that 80% of the people affected by climate change are women, not to say that in regions of Africa where there is native groups, women are more at risk as they have a valuable roles within the society.

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“Wilderness land set to disappear from planet by 2100 as humans move in” is an article written by Ian Johnston. The subject matter of this news article is to denounce how there is a significant decline in the world’s wild land. Johnston addresses the several causes of wilderness by pointing out the over use of illegal logging, farming, oil, gas exploration and the potentially destructive effects of fires to clear woodland for agriculture.

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The article “Human Activities that Affect the Ecosystem” by David Weedmark has for purpose to inform us how human activities affect the ecosystem being the water, the air, the land and the life that we share the world with. According to the article, there are few causes that explain how human activities is destroying the ecosystem. The first one that Weedmark mentions is pollutions. He claims that humans are dumping more than 8 million tons of that plastic into the oceans. In consequences,  wildlife in the sea is deeply affected.

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This article tackles what the predictions of the future concerning overpopulation and the sharing of the planet in the future. Data has estimated that the human population count will be of 9.8 billion people when we reach the year 2050. We are foreseeing the European continent to diminish in number only by a few millions, indicating no growth whatsoever in the next 30 years. Yet, we expect the African continent to have their population multiplied by 2.6 by the same time, the Asian continent to rise with 750 million new members and 200 million more in America.

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The article, “Why Renewable Energy Will Replace Fossil Fuels” written by Steve Cohen provides information on how consumption of fossil fuels is causing several damages to the planet and how the adoption of renewable energies would be a potable solution. Cohen’s article is based on two polls that demonstrate how this alternative could be beneficial not only for the planet but also for us, the millennials as we are the future for our planet. The goal of these polls is to convince people that there is a substitute for earth-damaging sources of energies such as natural gas, oil, coal, etc.

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