The video clip highlights the importance of preserving all species but especially the endangered s

The video clip highlights the importance of preserving all species but especially the endangered s

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The video clip highlights the importance of preserving all species but especially the endangered species that are entangled together. Tom Eisner is a pioneer of a technique called chemical prospecting. Often Tom finds chemicals in nature by using life and death of animals as his tool. He searches for chemicals in wild plants and animals. He has found nerve drugs in millipedes, insect repellents in a tiny mint plant, and compounds for the human heart in fireflies. There is hidden value in nature. Nearly half the medicines we take derive from nature. The chemicals that they use from the plants, animals and microorganisms are for their own survival. The main issue in this video is that it is important to preserve all species for their chemicals because the chemicals can be used
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Unformatted text preview: for medical purposes. I agree with the videos information because it expresses and explains how all species are connected to one another. Every, specie is in someway dependent on one another. It may be because of food or something a specie, might produce that another specie needs. This dependency for every species creates this fabric of life. An endangered species is like a critical stitch in this fabric. When one species becomes distinct in an area the whole fabric falls apart. In my conclusion from this video I do believe every species is connected in someway and everything depends on everything else....
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This note was uploaded on 07/29/2010 for the course SCI275 SCI275 taught by Professor Johnscott during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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