Human population growth and human-related activities directly or indirectly contribute to the majority of the causes of biodiversity loss, claims the Rainforest Conservation Fund. In rainforests, land conversion is the m... More » Science Environmental Science Conservation

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Human activities and habitation are a major cause of environmental damage. While human industry and urban development have resulted in extensive damage to the natural world, events such as earthquakes, landslides and wil... More » Science Environmental Science Pollution
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