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Why should we conserve plants and animals I am arguing for conserving plants and animals I will discuss how plants and animals have an impact on our lives and how this would be dramatically changed if they werent conserved The word conserve means preservation especially of the natural environment In plants and animals case it means To keep in existence to retain and to keep safe from harm or loss1 Thousands of plant and animal species are being terminated every year due to many factors such as removal of habitat food reduction human threats etc From the 1700s to the year 2000 the number of species that have become extinct each year has soared from only 1 to 50000 For example the Mauritius dodo was extinct by 1690 Stellars sea cow by 1768 and the Great Auk by 1844 In 1990 there was only one of the Abingdon tortoises left in the world and in 1952 the Balinese tiger became extinct As the graph provided in the appendix 1 shows the number of species becoming extinct as the years go on has increased dramatically in the last 30 years By the year 2025 the Earth could lose as many as one fifth of all species known to exist today In recent centuries hundreds of species have disappeared almost always as a result of human activities The passenger pigeon one familiar example was a source of food until excessive hunting and habitat loss caused its extinction in 1914 The North American bison whose populations were decimated by settlers and market hunters in the 1800s came close to sharing the same fate Bison survive today only because of the efforts of early conservationists Food chains also play a part in the web of life Food-chain a series of organisms each dependant on the next as a source of food2 Every living organism on this earth is dependant on another Humans rely on farm animals such as
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