This Post is dedicated to Dave Boynton
here are plenty of Success Stories too, proving that increased education is helping us to mend our ways when it comes to environmental damage. There is still a long way to go, but every step counts.
Ask students to find other examples of species that have been introduced into a region in the past, thereby affecting change to the present day ecology. What do the students think about this? Some people argue that it is just nature taking its course, while others say humans must intervene, so it provides an interesting debate topic. However, in many instances humans transport species to new countries or regions. Here is a rather scary example of how a venomous Huntsman spider hitched a ride.
I highly recommend buying the Book; it is a remarkable read.
Additional resources: This is kind of cool for students to see: Maps Changing How We See the World