Habitat Conservation Plans - Research Article from Environmental Encyclopedia

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Protection of the earth's flora and fauna, the myriad of plants and animals that inhabit our planet, is totally dependent upon preserving their habitats. This is because a habitat, or natural environment for a specific variety of plant or animal, provides everything necessary for sustaining life for that species. Habitat conservation is part of a larger picture involving interdependency between all living things. Human life has been sustained since its dawning through the utilization of both plants and animals for food, clothing, shelter and medicines. It follows then that the destruction of any specie's environment, which will result in the eventual destruction of the species itself, adversely affects us all.

Habitat destruction occurs for a number of reasons. Human industry has usually resulted in pollution that has often destroyed the balance of natural elements in soil, water and air that are necessary to life...

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