Human Involvement And Human Intervention

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Introduction Species in nature have chosen to live and thrive where they are comfortable. From time to time, unfortunate living conditions or a particular disease wipes out an area, calling for humans to get involved. Also, humans sometimes lead to the extinction of species, through poaching or the killing of a certain species. This may also occur when individuals cut down trees and destroy ecosystems. However, occasionally, human involvement can greatly benefit a certain species of animal or plant. Human intervention can lead to the growth of a certain species and allow them to thrive and reproduce in their ecosystem, causing the growth of a particular species. The Bison of America’s Prairies More than 200 million bison used to roam…show more content…
The Spread of Corn Population Corn greatly benefit from human intervention. Without the intervention of humans, corn would not be able to grow and thrive in certain areas of the globe. Different types of fertilizers and pesticides have allowed corn to thrive all around the world. Also, the use of pesticides and fertilizers has opened doors for corn to grow in different types of climate and fight off many insects and diseases. For example, in figure 2, one may see the effects fungal disease has on corn. It has made this corn inedible. Next, this disease may spread to other corn within the field or the corn stalk, greatly affecting a certain corn population. With the use of pesticides, corn is able to survive and feed many humans around the globe (PLOS Biology 1). Although pesticides are certainly not good to consume, without them, we wouldn’t have the quantity and quality of corn around the world that we have today (PLOS Biology 1). Figure 2 A fungal disease (corn smut) thriving on corn and destroying one of our most important food sources. (walterreeves.com). Red Wolf Recovery During the 1900s, Red wolves marched along the southeastern United States. In the 1970s, however, they had all been wiped out by hunters (NWF 1). They were treated as a nuisance and no one seemed to care for their existence. In 1973, the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service launched a
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