Excessive use of fertilisers, pesticides and herbicides Soil erosion causes soil to be washed into rivers and they

become muddy

Also due to improper waste management

Due to improper air pollutants management in factories

Caspian tiger Quagga Also due to heavy use of motor vehicles

Tasmanian wolf

M ore members of species lose natural habitat
a b

Hard to obtain basic needs

c b

d e f
Mammoth Dinosaurs

a c b d

b

Examples
Dodo bird

a

Air Pollution Water Pollution

Due to logging and mining activities

a

All animals of an entire species died
c

2

ANIMAL SPECIES AT RISK OF BECOMING EXTINCT Plants

Rafflesia

a b c
Venus Flytrap

5

During heavy rain, the rivers overflow and cause flash floods

4

b
Soil erosion causes soil to flow into rivers and they become shallow

a

Flash flood

3

IMPACT OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON EVIRONMENT
2 1
Soil Erosion

ANIMALS THAT NO LONGER EXIST

ANIMALS EXTINCTION
1 1

Pitcher plant

G J
ENDANGERED SPECIES
YEAR 6 UNIT 1

EXAMPLES

2

b

Landslides
a

Soil erosion causes soil to become loose and fall downhill as landslide

INTERACTION AMONG LIVING THINGS (2/2)
I

H
3
Elephant

Orang Utan Hippopotamus

k j i
Blue Whale Gorilla

a b

Panda

Animals
d h g f e

c

Tapir Leatherback turtle Hornbill

b
Soil exposed when trees are cut down

a
Due to excessive logging

CAUSED BY

Tiger

Rhinoceros

Authorities taking action against lawbreakers Avoid using products made from endangered species Campaign against excessive/illegal logging
2 1

c

a b
Logging without licence or outside approved area
2

Law Enforcement
3

PREVENTING ANIMALS EXTINCTION
3 1
STEPS

Excessive Deforestation for Developement
2 1

1

d
Education

Create awareness on preservation and conservation importance

c b a

2
THROUGH TO
b a

Illegal & Excessive Hunting
1 3 2

Illegal & Excessive Logging
3 4

Destroys plants' and animals' natural habitat Destroys sources of food and shelter Species extinct gradually

1

Destroys Destroys sources of plants' and food and animals' shelter natural habitat

Conservation Replanting cut down areas
2 1

Hunting without licence or outside approved area
a

Preservation
2 1

Selective logging, leaving some matured plants and many small plants

Maintain a balanced ecosystem to minimise destruction of natural habitat

d c b

Preservation
a
1 Protect Keeping natural habitat natural from being destroyed resources in their original Protect and natural balanced resources state being depleted

Conservation
1

Setting marine parks

Setting forest reserve

Maintain population of endangered species

Wise management and systematic use of natural resources to prevent waste or loss

Causes endangered species to extinct

Examples of hunted animals
d c

Bear : for meat & organs

b

Whale: for meat & fat

Elephants: for meat & tusks Crocodiles: for skin