By: Sunshine Dixon and Shelby Sandlin
Why Is An Ecosystem Important?
- provides natural resources
- provides habitats for animal species and wild plants
What Would Happen If All Ecosystems Were Destroyed?
- animals will die off- water shortages
- oceans would become fishless and all land life would be killed off
- temperatures could become too much for any for of life to handle
- increased risk of flooding
- rising of sea levels
Leading Causes Of Ecosystem Destruction
- bringing and introducing non-native species to our area
- over harvesting of sea life
What Can We Do To Help?
- try to decrease deforestation and pollution levels
- take care of our environment
Over the past 60 years, 60% of the Earth's ecosystems have been degraded.
If we want to make a difference, we need to start now before it is too late.
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