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           This article takes his information from the Nature Conservancy and Harvard University, which released a study suggesting there is an alarming situation concerning urban growth and its effects on the biodiversity of animals and plants. It states that our ancestors used to live in harmony with nature, because they lived in the wild just like them, but today, the majority of people live in developed cities and leaves nature behind.

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The article, “Collective rights ‘offer hope for global fisheries’” by Mark Kinver released in 2013 on BBC News reflects the problem of overfishing and the possible solutions to this global issue. Ragnar Arnason from Iceland University emphasized on the fact that the previous trials failed to protect the fishery industry (Kinver, 2013, para 1). Indeed, he said that there is major problem of global over-exploitation of fish. According to him, the problem started due to the improvement of technology available for fishers and the rise in human population.

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This article written by Steve Cole addresses the problem of the sea level rise. In small proportions, sea level rise is not a problem; by natural causes, the sea rose on average by 8 centimetres since 1992, according to NASA’s satellite measurements. The problem now is that global warming, which is caused by human activities, increases those proportions. The research done by NASA has no more doubts that sea level rise will occur in the future, and the real question they struggle with is the speed at which it will occur.

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Journalist Barrie McKenna discusses the potential of one of Canada’s most abundant natural resources: water. Should Canada consider exporting water to other countries, such as the United States, for profit? McKenna says we should.

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This article written by Daniel Tencer suggests that the predicted diminution of population growth for the upcoming years will affect Canada’s economy.             Over the passed 50 years, the world population increased by 125%, passing from 3.2 to 7.2 billion. In the next 50 years, the population is expected to increase by only 40% to reach 10.1 billion according to the article.

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