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Warming affects ecosystems not just biodiversity

Warming affects ecosystems not just biodiversity | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
The four-degree rise in temperature predicted by the end of this century could change the way ecosystems work even if it doesn't affect biodiversity.

 

Ecosystems perform important tasks – like nutrient cycling, breakdown of waste, and carbon storage – on which humans depend, so it's important we understand how climate change might affect them.


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David Rowing's comment, May 9, 2012 12:47 PM
Thank you!
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Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA)

Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA) | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
Consumption of products and services impacts the environment in many different ways.

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delaneygrimes-sarahmcfadyen's curator insight, February 6, 11:00 PM

In this article they include the many things that are continuously brought to the populations attention about out earth and how we treat it. But in the passage it includes many unbelievable facts such as roughly 89 million gallons of food is put into waste each year. Sometimes this is the approach you need to catch peoples attention on the effects that we are causing our planet.

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Jonathan Foley: The other inconvenient truth | Video on TED.com

Jonathan Foley: The other inconvenient truth | Video on TED.com | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
TED Talks A skyrocketing demand for food means that agriculture has become the largest driver of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental destruction.

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