Before completing your post, review the Week 1: Biomes & Diversity (Links to an external site.) interactive video, which is designed to assist you in understanding more about this week’s topic and to help you organize your initial post. Also, watch the video “Choosing Articles and Revising Searches (Links to an external site.),” which defines the difference between scholarly, reputable, and non-reputable resources.
As you have learned in the readings, extinction is a natural selection process and humans are often responsible for accelerating this process. In your initial post this week, address whether or not we as humans should be concerned with the extinction rate, and justify your decision. Additionally, discuss whether or not humans should strive to preserve representative samples of all biomes on the planet, and if so, how that might be accomplished.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Utilize at least two scholarly or reputable resources and your textbook to support your claims. Cite your sources in APA format. Quoted text should constitute no more than ten percent of your post.