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Running head: LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE 1 Local Environmental Issue Brittnee Volk SCI/275 October 6, 2011 Martin Edelstein
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LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE 2 Local Environmental Issue This has an effect not just on my city but on a quite a few. It is the emerald ash borer beetle. The beetle can damage and even kill ash trees. The adult beetle will feed off of the trees foliage and hurt the tree while the larvae will eat the inner bark and mess up the trees capability of moving water and nutrients throughout the tree in result potentially killing the tree. These beetles will travel in firewood if someone is transporting it to a camp site or their home. If that is
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Unformatted text preview: happening than the beetles will spread and hurt more trees. If the beetles get worse than they are than they are going to hurt and kill trees. If this keeps happening and gets too bad maybe the beetles will move onto different trees and keep hurting trees until there are little left. If this were to happen it could hurt humans because than there would be limited supplies of paper and that would mean no money, then limited supplies for building and even food. They will even hurt trees that help other animals survive. Not only do trees help humans but they are extremely good for the environment....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ACCT 231 taught by Professor Shan during the Spring '10 term at Allen University.

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