Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464108684
ISBN 13: 978-1-46410-868-6

Chapter 1 - Module 1 - Environmental Science - AP Review Questions - Page 6: 3

Answer

c. they include no human components

Work Step by Step

Ecosystems are heavily influenced by the configuration and functioning of human activities. These influences are called anthropogenic influences. Humans have both a positive and negative impact on the environment around them. For example, humans have a positive impact when they help in preservation efforts. On the other hand, humans can also cause habitat loss through their actions when global warming or deforestation occurs.
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