In a Nutshell: Habitat can be so severely degraded that some wildlife will no longer use it simply because of our presence and the activities that we consider normal. In a forest, add one house, one family, one dog and one cat along with the lights and hammering, and animals will vacate.
Discussion of our impacts [...]
In a Nutshell: Environmentalists are vital communicators of ecological knowledge to the public and to governments. But they should focus more widely than just amenities of human environments and they must communicate the ecological complexities accurately.
Ecology is a science that deals with the interactions of all living things with all the variables in their environment. [...]