“Biodiversity Attracts an increasing number of migrantsIncrease amount

“Biodiversity must be built into urban development to make future cities sustainable” (RTCC Staff, 2012)Social Create thriving areas that can provide jobs and homes Reducing commuting needsProvides entertainment for everyone Urban development may increase traffic70% of the world’s population moves into citiesEconomical Higher crime rates Force poorer residents out of their homes. Urban development may result in urban decayMore pets not much wildlife where we liveEconomy can be stable Increase in tourism More forests being cleaned out the less space there will be for the animals Have to adapt to the new environment Can become an invasive speciesAnimals can flee to another ecosystem disturb the biodiversity in that area die off during travelEnvironmental Trying to not cut down too many trees when building new homes More pets not much wildlife where we liveBiodiversity can be important for natural ecosystems and also human made Decisions about biodiversity can affect humans and also the environment around them Urbanization causes biodiversity to decline.60% of urban land in 2030 is yet to be built (Elmqvist,2012)promoting low carbon usage and have better resources as technology develops (Use vegetation and trees to help the “look” of the city and help biodiversity Vegetation and plants to reduce the risk of flooding Climate change is a huge issue not only in local cities but also throughout the worldBenefits and Costs of Intervening with Biodiversity This benefits both the critic and advocateActions taken to intervene include.. Taking endangered species away from natural habitats and into zoos or reserves (ex-situ conservation)Allows these species to have the resources the need to survive that they don’t have in their “real” homes Helps prevent extinction.In-situ conservation Protecting the endangered species while still in their natural habitats. Creating new habitats building their homesClearing forests Cleaning up litter Restoring habitatsCreating laws to deserve harmful events that harm the animals and their habitats Oil spills Over Hunting Animal is being hunted and killed at a fast rateHarder to reproduce as quickly when they are being hunted Population starts to become lower Leads to endangerment More Pros of Urban Development More Cons of Urban Development Responses to the needs of new people in communities Attracts an increasing number of migrantsIncrease amount of jobs Reduces commute needs Entertainment More convenient Better access to new schools and workplaces Hospitals and other health care services closer by Schools, colleges and universities are more common and easier to get to in citiesCan cause people to move out of old homes so they can build more expensive new onesToo many trees are being cut down Homes of animals and food for these wild animals Hard for them to live in cities and hard from them to move far away Forested areas are the most targeted Water pollution Air pollution (too much traffic!)Changes in natural water cycle sewage and garbage dumped can spill into bodies of water or sewage is poured water which can pollute it Causes outbreaks of epidemics.Climate change Can possibly increase the amount of hunting More people that come into an areaMore need for fur for clothing or furniture/decorations for new homes