According to the World Wildlife Federation, biodiversity affects humans in terms of natural resources and ecosystem services. The Federation points out that biodiversity is a foundational issue for all life on planet ear... More » Science Biology

Human activities have impacted the environment more than any other species, including deforestation, natural resource depletion, reduced biodiversity, and pollution of the air, land and water. Humans have been impacting ... More » Science Environmental Science Human Impact

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