Submitted By amiracle23
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You know the humpback whales that swim in the ocean freely? Can you imagine its species is in endangered of might becoming extinct? Well, scientists say that if humans don’t try to help, humpback whales will be vulnerable to extinction within the next century. It may seem a long time away, but what we humans do now will affect the world for years to come. And it’s not just not humpback whales. All over the world, animals are going endangered and the already endangered are close to extinction. This is mostly all humans’ fault. We polluted the Earth, wrecking habitats. We cut down forests and take resources that they need to survive. We kill them for fur, meat ivory, to sell them, or just for fun. We trade them illegally. You may just be shooting a lion or whatever to protect yourself, thinking it’s the monster. But it isn’t. Humans are the only monsters on this planet… think about THAT.
There are some people in this world that ask, “Why should we care? Why should we do anything at all?” Well… for one thing species and their ecosystems provide essential goods and services that make human life possible and contribute enormously to our health and well being—breathable air, clean water, food, fibers, building materials, medicines, energy, fertile soil, climate regulation, transport, and recreational camp, and spiritual values. Also, think about the story Noah’s Ark. If God didn’t want these animals on Earth, he wouldn’t have made one female and one male of each species go on the