Community All the organisms that live within a given area. Consumer An organism that obtains food from other living organisms. Ecological succession Changes in the species composition of an ecosystem following a disturbance. Ecology The study of how organisms interact with their environments.
In the s, many animals were endangered due to over hunting and poaching. Animals that became endangered during the s include several types of whales, koalas, and many more. Today, many more animals have become endangered. If endangered species are not protected, these species can eventually become extinct. Although extinction is an inevitable process, endangered species should be protected because in doing so it looks after the best interests of humanity. This will prevent animals such as bears or raccoons from eating or getting hurt by the garbage.
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Humans interact with the world around us every day, but some of our actions are more harmful than others. As our population approaches 7 billion people, the effects of human activities on the ecosystem, including the water, air, land and the life that we share the world with, are almost immeasurable. Humans pollute the land, water and air with unwanted refuse. Almost 2.