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Eldra Solomon + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337392938

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11th Edition
Eldra Solomon + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337392938
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EVOLUTION LINK Because mass extinction is a natural process that may facilitate evolution during the period of thousands to millions of years that follow it, should humans be concerned about the current mass extinction we are causing? Why or why not?

Summary Introduction

To explain: Whether the humans should be concerned about the current mass extinction that they are causing.

Introduction: The process of extinction of all the population of a particular species is termed as a mass extinction. It is an important factor in evolution. It is believed that mass extinction occurs after a certain million years. Extinction simply means the loss of a particular species. There are various extinction species in nature such as Dodo, Passenger pigeons and so on.

Explanation

The humans should be worried and concerned about the current mass extinction. A loss of one species in the environment can result in severing hampering of the food chain. Every organism plays a crucial role in nature. Every organism is dependent on the other either directly or indirectly...

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