Living Things in their enviroment - human influences

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The effects of humans on the world can change the world arround us

  • competion for space - to grow food we have cut down forests, this has lead to the distruction of many habitats. Some plant and animal species have become extinct. Once this has happened they are lost for ever
  • competion for resources - e.g. mining. Dust can fall on plants and prevent light getting to leaves - they can die. Organims living close to the mine can be effected by it.
  • climate change - burning fossil fules and trees (from deforestation) can produce carbon dioxide. There will then be less plants growing and this will cause a build up of carbon dioxide in the air. this can result in global…


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