Author: Kayla Lucia

Kayla grew up in Tampa, Florida before moving to Seattle, Washington. She studies at the University of Washington in Seattle and is working toward a B.S. in Public Health. Kayla is passionate about women’s health and empowerment.

SEATTLE — During such a technologically advanced era, people commonly feel independent from the activity of the natural world surrounding us. However, the reality is that the well-being of the human race is largely dependent on our environment and the interactions that occur among all ecosystems. “We need to understand the loss of ecological biodiversity is a loss to ourselves,” says Dr. Aaron Berstein at Harvard University. “Our health is ultimately inseparable from the health of the natural world.” The variety of species and the amount of genetic variation in an ecosystem greatly affect the functionality of the ecosystem. This is…

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