The importance of being aware of threats impacting biodiversity and more specifically the biodiversity in South Africa’s agricultural sector
Biodiversity is essential for the function of ecosystems and many processes that keep the wheel of life turning. However, there are certain threats that biodiversity is faced with. It is essential that these threats, their effects, and impact on the bigger context is understood. Only then certain measures can be taken to turn this around. This assignment explores climate change and, consequently, habitat loss as the two predominant threats influencing biodiversity. In addition, some possible solutions to these threats are considered, and how this will help to promote the role of biodiversity in the agricultural sector of South Africa.