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How Can We Gain Most Benefit From An Ecosystem Without Damaging Or Destroying It?

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´╗┐How can we Gain most Benefit from an Ecosystem Without Damaging or Destroying it? 26th January, 2010 Ecosystems are found all across our Earth; from the smallest water droplet, to the largest rainforest. They form such a large part of our world, for in every single forest or grassland they are there for us to look at and enjoy We live in a society where we are constantly trying to industrialise and develop, whether that is by building new housing estates, or by widening roads to cope with the growing use of vehicles. But, in some cases, this means that we destroy local ecosystems, and in the case of the bypass in Newbury, a whole forest was destroyed. The Newbury bypass is a 9-mile stretch of dual carriageway which bypasses the town of Newbury in Berkshire, England. It is located to the west of the town and forms part of the A34. ...read more.

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Twyford Down is a small area of ancient chalk downland lying directly to the southeast of Winchester, England. The down's 144 metres summit, known as Deacon Hill, is towards the north-eastern edge of the area which is renowned for its beautiful scenery, ecologically rich grassland and as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It is a part of the East Hampshire AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). Winchester had been a traffic bottleneck for many years as several major routes passed through the historic city centre, including the A31, A33 and A34, as well as smaller routes like the A272. In the 1930s, a bypass had been built to the east of the city, passing immediately west of St. Catherine's Hill but offered only a partial solution to congestion. There were calls to build a bypass round the north-west side of Winchester. The land required to build this 2 mile extension of the ms, east of the city on Twyford Down, was owned by Winchester College, which refused to sell the land to the government because part was a water meadow. ...read more.

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In these areas, you should only be able to walk around. They are being preserved so that creatures can live in their natural habitat undisturbed. Riding a bicycle might crush or damage plants and animals alike. Finally, we should show general courtesy in places, which might not have special statuses, but are still home to many creatures and plants. This would only include picking up litter if you see it on the floor or picking up dog foul for instance. Small steps like that would mean that we can enjoy these ecosystems without destroying them. If these step are not adhered to, then we loose all are our grassland, forests and plants. It will be as if we have gone back in time to the Industrial revolution, where you could see and smell the smoke in the air. And those national parks which, had not died out would act as a reminder to what Britain used to be like, before we destroyed all our ecosystems and habitats. ?The Garden of Kent?, will return to just Kent. ...read more.

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