Effects of Human Activities on flora and fauna
Deforestation or destruction of habitat
Expanding population, industrialization and need of land for development of expanding cities, conversion of land to agriculture, urban sprawl, infrastructure development, etc. has led man to cut down forests recklessly . Not only are the forests home to a large number of animals, trees are also an important component of the water cycle. The roots of plants hold the soil together and prevent soil erosion. The global forest cover has shrunk to half its area in the last 11,000 years. Deforestation at such alarming rate has been a cause of constant worry for environmentalists the world over.
Over population and Pollution
If there are more people to cater to ,that means you'll require more resources .This indirectly leads to pollution. Industrialization has been the hallmark of human progress. However, with industries have come a host of toxic gases that are being released into the atmosphere even as I speak now . The industries release gallons of liquid waste into the seas and rivers. This...