BioDiversity essay

BioDiversity essay - Kristin Chen Dr Thomas Silva BioPl...

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Kristin Chen Dr. Thomas Silva BioPl 2400 December 3, 2008 In the Backgrounder , Jane S. Shaw examines the phenomena of the dramatic increase in wildlife across the United States. The two main reasons she cites for this increase are natural reforestation and suburbanization. However, most of the article specifically focuses the how the dichotomy between wildlife and suburbia has been deconstructed over time with the transformation of America. It may seem strange that wild animals are increasingly finding suburban life in the United States to be attractive; however, Shaw provides many logical explanations for this trend. Suburbanization actually provides an abundant range of landscapes and vegetation that is different but often friendly to animals. Another benefit of suburbs is that they are inhabited by individuals who tend to show greater interest in protecting their environment. Many studies indicate that as income rises, people exhibit more concern about the environment. Still, with the new habitats that suburbanization creates come new problems that
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