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Biodiversity and Plastic: Effects on our Environment

Biodiversity and Plastic: Effects on our Environment

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 21, 2019

Oh biodiversity it's important primarily because it is a measure of the health of ecosystems it's disappearing and it's disappearing because of a variety of factors most notably or the over extraction of resources pollution and fragmentation of habitats if I was to say you know one of the most important things that we should […]

Impacts of agriculture on the natural environment - UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Impacts of agriculture on the natural environment – UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 14, 2019

so agriculture can have many impacts on the environment one of the the major impacts is the conversion of wild land ecosystems to agriculture right now agriculture represents about one-fifth of the terrestrial landscape basically we've converted a lot of wild land systems for food production so this has impacts on our availability of water […]

What is the future of climate change? (w/ Simon Donner, University of BC)

What is the future of climate change? (w/ Simon Donner, University of BC)

By Micah Moen 35 Comments July 4, 2019

you'd think with all the chatter going on but climate that we'd all have a good understanding of the elements of our atmosphere the role of co2 and other greenhouse gases and the correlation between human activity and climate change if you consider yourself to be informed now quickly without looking it up what is […]

Ecosystems and Urban Biodiversity: My Backyard Restoration Project
We are Losing Biodiversity

We are Losing Biodiversity

By Micah Moen 0 Comment June 29, 2019

but there's a loss of biodiversity as species numbers change as species are harvested habitat is lost because of people moving into into these areas and because of climate change why is it a problem it's a problem because biodiversity is it's a it's a network of living species it's it's the interconnectedness between all […]

The Complexity of Losing Biodiversity

The Complexity of Losing Biodiversity

By Micah Moen 0 Comment June 26, 2019

biodiversity in many cases actually at least in plants increasing locally but declining globally and this is because there are invasive species coming into into our into native habitats and so what we're ending up with is sort of a homogenize ation of the world's plants across the globe so it's a more nuanced picture […]

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