2. Reduced Food Security
Reductions in biodiversity, however, do not only occur during deforestation or through poaching. The introduction of new species, too, increases competition amongst locals and often leads to extinction of native populations. In much of the world, this is happening on farms, too, where foreign breeds of cattle are being imported, pushing out natives.
This means that the world’s livestock population is becoming increasingly narrow; and more vulnerable to disease, drought, and changes in climate.
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