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Unit Summary 1 - Unit Summary #1 One big problem we have is...

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Unit Summary #1 One big problem we have is overusing the land. As humans, we rely on the land around us for things like food, housing, and energy. By using the land, we begin to alter the environment that may cause problems later in the future. These impacts may be so severe that we may not be able to change what we have done. Deforestation is a problem that is growing rapidly. Not only are we not able to use the fertile soil that was once there to grow crops, but we are also hurting the wildlife that once lived in these forests. Trees are what we need to improve the quality of the air in which we breathe. Plants and animals are on the verge of becoming extinct by destroying their homes. If we do not do something now about this issue, there may be severe long-term affects waiting for us in the near future. Once the damage is done, we cannot go back and fix our mistake. We need to stop cutting down trees in order to stop this process. Some options we have are to decrease the need for the amount of products we use in these forests, recycle more often, and raise the prices on certain crops that we buy for cheap. The economy is constantly undergoing changes. An example would be from the severe aftermath that Hurricane Katrina left behind. Due to this, many lost their homes and jobs, while the country needed to come up with billions of dollars to reconstruct the state. Economies and
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