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What does Nature give us? A special Earth Day article

What does Nature give us? A special Earth Day article

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Nature

Nature

We have totally disconnected ourselves from the nature, even though we know it very well that humans need nature. We continue to destroy it and use it for our good, like making industrial areas instead of growing trees. And we are not even leaving animals we keep killing them for leather or for any other uses.

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Water

Water

Fresh water: There is no physical substance human being can replace it with water. Yet we don't presure it. Water is the most important thing in the survival in this world everyone in this world need water to survive. Water is being wasted, kids while using tap water forget to close it, not only kids even parents don't close it when it is not in need. Because of these foolish acts we are losing fresh water drastically

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Pollination

Pollination

Pollination: Imagine trying to pollinate every apple blossom in an orchard: this is what nature does for us. Insects, birds, and even some mammals, pollinate the world’s plants, including much of human agriculture. Around 80% of the world’s plants require a different species to act as pollinator.

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Seed Dispersal

Seed dispersal: Much like pollination, many of the world’s plants require other species to move their seeds from the parent plant to new sprouting ground. Seeds are dispersed by an incredibly wide-variety of players: birds, bats, rodents, megafauna like elephants and tapir, and even, researchers have recently discovered, fish. Seed dispersal is especially important for tropical forests where a majority of plants depend on animals to move.

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Medicine Need

Medicine Need

Medicine: Nature is our greatest medicine cabinet: to date it has provided humankind with a multitude of life-saving medicines from quinine to aspirin, and from morphine to numerous cancer and HIV-fighting drugs. There is no question that additionally important medications—perhaps even miracle cures—lie untapped in the world’s ecosystems. In fact, researchers estimate that less than 1% of the world’s known species have been fully examined for their medicinal value. However the ecosystems that have yielded some of the world’s most important and promising drugs—such as rainforests, peat swamps,

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