Threats to biodiversity and the relevance and usefulness of biodiversity for sustainable development in biology within South Africa
Biodiversity is not sustainable because there are seven different threats impacting on it throughout the world. This was a scientific essay about the worldwide study on the relevance and usefulness of biodiversity and sustainable development globally, and how two chosen threats impacted on it. In addition, the study included a short reflection on biology, and how that science related to biodiversity particularly in South Africa. The body paragraphs had to give a definition of each threat, as well as examples of how and where these threats occur. In addition, this essay had to demonstrate how these threats could be alleviated and give relevant source referencing to substantiate the arguments. From this study it became evident that although global citizens do not yet realise the gravity of biodiversity loss, it already does have a severe impact on sustainable development in certain countries.