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Module 7: Current Events Journal SummaryRodney ThompsonHuman EcologySaint Leo University
Human species is is responsible for most of the changes to the environments and it is he who isresponsible for the alteration and destruction of ecosystems. We destroy plenty of habitatDestruction of habitat is the main cause of loss of environments and species extinction. Biological diversity is an invaluable resource for the planet and is essential for the survival of all living species and therefore maintain complex balances that are established between species and between species and environments. Man is a part of biodiversity because it uses the services of ecosystems that it gives as food, water, energy and resources to our daily lives. Biodiversity is therefore a treasure and for this reason we must preserve it. The articles reviewed in the last weeks, prove that we as humans are part ofnature and must do everything to protect it. Nature provides us shelter, food, clean water, clothing and medicine. The use of wildlife resources as food (fish, game, plants, etc.) still meet the needs of local communities in most countries of the world. There are many examples in the areas of nutrition, agronomy, health(more than half of pharmacological substances derived from plants).Everything we eat and drink comes from nature. We must ensure that nature produces a water and healthy food in