Causes of Biodiversity and Natural Habitat Loss. , Examples of Invasive…
Causes of Biodiversity and Natural Habitat Loss.
Pollution (DefendersofWildlife, 2022)
Pollution that is affecting oceans, freshwater, soil, and the atmosphere.
Habitat Destruction (National Geographic, 2019)
Clearing of land
Filled in marsh land
(Invasive Species | National Wildlife Federation, 2019)
Approximately 42% of threatened or endangered species are at risk due to invasive species.
Invasive species are often spread by human activities.
Change in snow patterns, helps invasives species population growth.
Change in rain patterns effects native species durability against invasive species.
Higher temperatures give opportunities for invasive species to flourish.
Invasive species alter that amount of biodiversity in an ecosystem.
Changes the Condition of an Ecosystem
Changes the soil chemistry.
Can increase the intensity of wildfires.
Quickly change a diverse ecosystem into a monoculture ecosystem.
Examples of Invasive Species
Pet Burmese Pythons released into the Everglades
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
European Green Crab
Dutch Elm Disease