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What influences have humans had on your local environment, positive or negative?
Positive human impacts are generally limited to undoing problems humans have caused in the first place. [ At one time "positive impacts" were thought to be changing land which was just wastefully being "natural" into productive farms or cities. Activities which improve damaged eco-systems include: Ecosystems are reinstated Pollution discharges are eliminated Species are bred and
released Foreign species are eliminated Accumulations of contaminated sediments are removed We exhale some carbon dioxide which assists green plants in survival Our assistance in natural selection (culling) in some wild herds yield a less negative gene pool The protected species laws assist in avoiding extinction Use of new and different energy forms reduce pollution Composting puts nutrients back into the earth, where they originally come from "Re-greening" areas which have been subject to desertification Reforestation of native lands ]
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Weegy: Positive human impacts are generally limited to undoing problems humans have caused in the first place. [ At one time "positive impacts" were thought to be changing land which was just wastefully being "natural" into productive farms or cities. Activities which improve damaged eco-systems include: Ecosystems are reinstated Pollution discharges are eliminated Species are bred and released Foreign species are eliminated Accumulations of contaminated sediments are removed We exhale some carbon dioxide which assists green plants in survival Our assistance in natural selection (culling) in some wild herds yield a less negative gene pool The protected species laws assist in avoiding extinction Use of new and different energy forms reduce pollution Composting puts nutrients back into the earth, where they originally come from "Re-greening" areas which have been subject to desertification Reforestation of native lands ]
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Weegy: both possitive and negative, i think people influence in so many ways it always depends on you
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