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How does technology affect biodiversity?
The industrial revolution and the use of fossil fuels has, as an example , allowed us to cut down forests rapidly, deplete fish stocks, pollute the air and waterways, and all these things threaten biodiversity. But , technology can also help us turn the corner and repair the damage being done by our use of non-renewable energy. For instance, computers and satellites are helping scientists to understand how human activity is affecting the planet, and technology has found ways of harnessing renewable energy, and growing food more efficiently. The internet has hightened environmental awareness , and the importance of maintaining biodiversity.
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Global warming affects biodiversity in different ways. These include:  Changes in the temperature levels,  Altered precipitation levels,  Frequent occurrence of disea…ses,  Change of food availability belts,  Disruption in the natural ecological relationships between different species,  The development of certain habitats and the waning away of others is a natural fallout of global warming. There are species, which migrate from one place to another to change their habitat.
Pretty much if there is a lot of biodiversity between plants we have more options or chances that one of these plants will have a trait that can resist diseases against plants… or pesticides. Then we can genetically engineer or pass down to these good traits to other plants so those plants can resist diseases and pesticides.
Ozone depletion affects biodiversity. It allows UV rays which cancause fatal diseases to life on earth.
Pollution destroys some of our existing species. These species evolved over millions of years and some of them went through diverse periods environmentally and can suffer thro…ugh such periods. Their genetic pool must sustain our needs through whatever the future brings: warming, cooling, atmosphere changes, whatever. When pollution destroys some of these species our genetic reserve pool is reduced as is our ability to manage future change, whatever it might be. To the extent that we can reduce pollution and preserve our pool of species, doing this maximizes our future ability to handle change.
area,climate, and niche diversity
Ecosystem, genetic and cultural diversity, and the connections between these and all species.
There are negative and positive factors affecting biodiversity. The major negative factor is habitat loss and pollution. Some positive factors include restoration and prot…ection of unique habitats, reduced pollution levels by the development of advanced chemistry technologies and better waste disposal processes and the natural changing of regional and global climate conditions.
Science observes biodiversity in the biome and technology informs planners assessing the biodiversity's regenerative capabilities despite competitive resource usage.
Population growth can affect biodiversity because the more people there are; the more space and resources are needed. Trees are cut down and habitats destroyed because of wood… and other resources such as medicine are needed as well as to make space for shelter.
It threatens the amount of fish and the kinds of fish available. Also it threats the food supply of millions who depend for most, if not all of their, food through fish.
those activies that are deforestation , throwing solid waste , land conversion and over catching of animals especially for those endagered species .
Biodiversity (i.e. biological diversity) can be compared to human population with different talents and knowhow such that when there is a calamity the more varying talen…ts there is, in the population the faster its capacity to recover from that event. So in a more diverse community of plants and animals, when it experiences changes in environment or suffer destruction, be it natural or man-made, it can recover more quickly compared to a less diverse community of plants and animals. The higher the diversity, the higher the possible inter-connection/inter-relation between the individuals concerned to survive or adapt to the situation.
Altitude, as well as latitude, affect the types of plants and animals that can survive. For example, in the mountains, there is a gradient between grasslands at low alti…tudes, forests a little higher up, subalpine forests above that, and then finally alpine zones at the highest zones. The same gradient occurs traveling north as you pass from grasslands to boreal forests to arctic tundra. Certain habitat types are borne out of plants' nutrient, sunlight, and soil needs. More energy-intensive plants can grow at lower altitudes, but only those able to scrape by on the bare minimum of growing season length and soil can survive in the alpine. Plant availability and diversity affects the animals that can feed on the plants, and consequently the predators that feed on those animals. For example, deer and elk may graze at the bottom of the mountain, but bighorn sheep and mountain goats will dominate the higher places. Mountain goats' closest relative is the pronghorn, which lives out on the plains and avoids sloping terrain. Rabbits and hares feed lower down, and pikas live only on rocky alpine slopes.
The factors that affect biodiversity of an ecosystem are moisture content, organic matter, Simpson's index of diversity and the pH of the soil.
Positively, pollution affects biodiversity by potentially increasing the mutation rate and applying pressure or stimuli to populations to move or adapt. Negatively, pollution …can harm or kill members of a population indiscriminately, or reduce fecundity. They will also not be able to have sex as much
Biodiversity can be defined as the variety of life, such as plants and animals, in the world or in a particular ecosystem. Industrialization affects biodiversity primarily… because the more that people build up buildings, homes, offices this means that usually more and more forest/tree land is being cut down to allow space for it. When this happens, the homes of the animals and plants that were living in that area are now destroyed. Advancing technology without taking into consideration the environmental impacts is also dangerous for biodiversity. This is because the omissions or side effects of certain technological advancements can also negatively impact the environment and, in turn, biodiversity.