How does technology and industrialization affect biodiversity?
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,