Animal Quilt Patterns
These areas are industrialized, commercialized, urbanized, and used for agriculture. Deforestation not only causes many plants and animals to become extinct it also causes soil degradation which causes more habitat loss and extinction. Wildlife extinction has a large impact on our world that most people are not aware of. "it will take
at least 5 million years for speciation to rebuild the biodiversity we are likely to destroy during this century!" (Sustaining Biodiversity) The instrumental value of some species should be taken into consideration. "Species provide economic value in the form
of food crops, fuelwood and lumber, paper, and medicine" (Sustaining Biodiversity). The genetic information in species is also very important to mankind.