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In the article “Study shows urbanisation's impact on biodiversity” Mark Kinver, discusses the positive effects urban cities have on biodiversity. Now you must be wondering how a city can be biodiverse, well a lot of cities actually preserve certain areas such as parks and gardens, etc. and keep them green a healthy allowing things such as birds and plants to continue to live and grow throughout the city. Now Urbanization has caused species to decline yes but at least they are trying to gain back some of the species that urbanization caused some of to leave.

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             In the article “As seas rise, saltwater plants offer hope farms will survive”, the author Katy Daigle describes how the flooding of the coastlines in India has affected the agriculture. With climate change happening, more glaciers are melting and the sea levels are rising. This results in the flooding of many coastal farms in the south of Asia. For the 1.26 billion people living in India, relocation is not always an option, especially when food productivity needs to increase by 45% before 2050 if the population wants to be fed.

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In the article “Ocean’s food chains will collapse because of climate change: report.” by Dan Taylor, it discusses the fact that due to global warming the ocean’s very fragile ecosystem that global warming is having a very big impact on it. If acid levels keep rising and waters keep getting warm it will cause key species to diminish and that is very dangerous for the ocean’s ecosystem as it could begin to collapse that way.

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In the article “Signs From Earth: The Heat Is On” by Joel Achenbach and Heidi Schultz they discuss how to many peoples beliefs global warming is not important enough to worry about because the next generation will have to deal with it and that generation is our generation. Most think that warning of global warming are just a scare tactics to scare us out of our cars and on our feet. This subject is very important and not just a scare tactic.

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In “Nearly half of U.S. seafood supply is wasted, study shows” by Science Daily, it is said that U.S. in consuming too much seafood. The effect being that the sustainability of it is decreasing. The U.S. edible seafood supply is estimated to 4.7 billion pounds per year. Out of this, 47 percent, or 2.3 billion pounds is wasted every year (para.4).

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In the article “As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?” by Dennis Dimick, he discusses how the population on Earth is constantly growing and with numbers rising researchers worry that eventually we will starve because of overconsumption of our planets resources, and thus end of slowly killing ourselves and the planet.

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