Efforts of elephants and monkeys to protect people against climate change

Mother Nature who has the amazing ability to create everything on this earth. She connects all things together in a very balanced and harmonious way.

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Elephants and monkeys are species that are fighting every day to help people fight climate change

We keep imagining that nature is a mass that functions as an intimately functioning mass. For example, if you have a pair of pieces and want to destroy one of them, the rest will fall. Something that we do not want but it still happens every day.

This is especially evident in places like Central Africa and the rainforests of South America, where the number of animals ranges from low to high, from large to small. Where trees are always lush and healthy, it is very important for trees to absorb a large amount of carbon that is released into the environment each year.

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Recent research has shown that the loss of the creatures that nourish the trees puts the forest in a state of danger we could never have imagined. Simply put, it is helping to accelerate dangerous climate change.

For example, in Central Africa, monkeys eat ripe fruits. When it eats like this, it will help fruit trees grow in more places, contributing to the multiplication of those fruit species. Species always support each other. A new study uses computer models to predict what might happen if monkey populations continue to decline or become extinct if we cut down too much watershed forests.

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“Africa may have once hosted 10 million elephants from the Mediterranean to the Cape, in every habitat except the extreme desert. In 1970, there might be a million left. By the late 1980s, there was already half that number, most of them killed for the ivory trade,” said Stephen Blake, assistant professor of biology at St. Louis, and the author of the study published in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Species are always in danger of extinction before hunters stubbornly kill them for their tusks. When asked why they hunted it like that, they only replied, ” We need it. have to make a living”. Then we ask again that elephants also need to live, so you take other people’s lives for your own benefit?.

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It is estimated that the amount of ivory hunted each year is very large. Especially large elephants are exploited innocently, many pregnant ones cannot run, but the fear of hunting will not spare them kill both mother and child to get more of what they want.

“How many ivory toys will be bought around the world this Christmas?” Blake said. “Children everywhere will put them in bed, play with them, love them and fall in love with the concept of these old, big, gentle, humble, wrinkled animals… How many hearts are there? emotional?… However, as we do all this, we are living at a time when the last members of a once global and diverse lineage of these giant animals are being destroyed kill meat.

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As noted above, these two types of squirrel-sized monkeys – the long-tailed macaques and the black-faced macaques – are seeding new forests. This has greatly benefited trees, like the forests of Central Africa—tropical rainforests also store carbon, and are home to a large number of plant and animal species.

Scientists tracked seeds from the droppings of animals in the new forest and identified eight different species of plants found in the rainforest. Eckhard W. Heymann, a scientist at the German Primate Center, who reported his findings in the journal Scientific Reports, said: “Tamarins could play an incredibly important role in regeneration naturally the area was disturbed away.

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However, its contribution is quite large, but often not enough to regenerate large regions. “So the best way to protect forests is to protect the animals as well as the habitats around them.” Furthermore, climate change may alter the herbivores, changing when they feed off species to each other. This may limit tamarin’s ability to seed new forests.

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