Biodiversity Eco Facts

The huge variety of plants and animals that live on Earth is called biodiversity. As ecosystems are destroyed by climate change and human activity, plants and animals are becoming endangered and even extinct. Find out how the loss of biodiversity affects food chains and natural habitats, why it is important to humans, and how its loss threatens the health of all living things on the planet.

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Biodiversity Eco Facts

The huge variety of plants and animals that live on Earth is called biodiversity. As ecosystems are destroyed by climate change and human activity, plants and animals are becoming endangered and even extinct. Find out how the loss of biodiversity affects food chains and natural habitats, why it is important to humans, and how its loss threatens the health of all living things on the planet.

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Biodiversity Eco Facts

Biodiversity Eco Facts

by Izzi Howell
Biodiversity Eco Facts

Biodiversity Eco Facts

by Izzi Howell

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Overview

The huge variety of plants and animals that live on Earth is called biodiversity. As ecosystems are destroyed by climate change and human activity, plants and animals are becoming endangered and even extinct. Find out how the loss of biodiversity affects food chains and natural habitats, why it is important to humans, and how its loss threatens the health of all living things on the planet.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778763567
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/31/2019
Series: Eco Facts
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x (d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

What is biodiversity? 4

Genetic diversity 6

Ecosystems 8

Focus on Keystone species 9

Deforestation 10

Focus on The Amazon rain forest 12

Climate change 14

Pollution 16

Hunting 18

Focus on The ivory trade 20

Invasive species 22

Consequences 24

Back from the brink 26

Focus on The bald eagle 28

Focus on The humpback whale 29

Glossary 30

Learning More 31

Index 32

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