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Article:ConservationforthePeople Author:PeterKareivaandMichelleMarvier MainPoints: WorldConservationUnionplacedthelongbilled,slenderbilledandtheOrientalwhite backedintheendangeredlist Therepopulationwaslostabout97% Theythinkthelossofpopulationwasduetohabitatloss theyfoundouttheywerebeingkilledbyadrug In1988NormanMyersdevelopedtheideaofbiodiversityhotspots thereareabout20,000casesofLymediseaseayear oftheworlddiseasesarecausedbypathogenswhichinfectanimalsthathavecontact tohumans

Summary: Theecosystemisveryimportanttohumans.Ifwesavetheecosystemitwillbenefitthe humansalot.Destroyingecosystemscancausediseasestospreadlikeasthmasincethe ecosystemwon'tbeabletocleanitforus.Animalsthathavediseasescaninfectourpetsand theycaninfectus. MyThoughts: Readingthisarticlemademethinkthatitisveryimportanttosavetheecosystemaround usbecauseitcanpreventusfromharmanditcanincreasetheamountofpeoplevisitingthe placewhichwillleadtomoremoneyandreducepoverty. SoWhat? Weneedtosavetheecosystemforthe benefitofhumans WhatIf? Alltheecosystemswerestillherewould someoftheextinctspeciesstillbehere? SaysWho PeterKareivaandMichelleMarvier Whatdoesthisremindmeof