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Chapter 6

Chapter 6

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In Capter 6, E. K. explains the increasing acidification of the oceans and emphasizes the hazards toward this issue. Today because of people burning a lot of fossil fuels and releasing a lot of CO2, the concentration of carbon dixioxide in the sea is much higher than any time in the past. In addition, Kolbert shows the readers a lot examples about what humans have done to the environment. And she thinks that if humans still continue behaving this way, a number of living species will continue to decrease throughout times.

Reading this Chapter, I recognized more deeply how bad humans have impacted the environment. However, it is hard for us to change our living habits. Even though we may be able to control our behaviors a little, the environment is still turning to the worse and worse condition. So why do we bother to change our habits?