Just Like Magic Essay
“Earth is losing mammal species 20 to 100 times the rate of the past. Extinctions are happening so fast, they could rival the event that killed the dinosaurs in as little as 250 years.” Scientists are in agreement, we are teetering on the sixth mass extinction and humans are the cause of this round. Between the destruction of forests, pollution of the ocean and freshwater sources alike, over hunting, over fishing, and mass amounts of CO2 produced by the human population we are literally destroying the earth that sustains us.
If we keep at the current pace we are going to ultimately destroy ourselves. Changes are slowly happening to counteract this damage, however. People have taken an interest in solar and wind power and conservation efforts have brought back some endangered species from the brink of extinction. The most well-known creatures that have successfully rebounded thanks to the Endangered Species Act are The Bald Eagle, Grizzly Bear, and Gray Wolf. Despite all these tools and success stories scientists say we are still borrowing from the future generations, and we are losing more and more species unnecessarily with every passing day. What other options do we have?
While continuing to develop responsible environmental living and conservation techniques, there is another tool humans can utilize, Cloning. Before deciding what is best for the future it’s important to understand how we got to where we are today. In the past five centuries humans have…