Change: good and bad

Change happens naturally in our environment every single day.

Good change

Natural change is good and it is vital to the survival of many species of living things. An example is the lifecycle of a butterfly or the water cycle below.


The Water Cycle

The Water Cycle

Bad change

The earth is suffering rapid change that many plants and animals can't react to fast enough.

Climate change is a bad change for our planet, with the stark reality that humans are responsible for this with their over-reliance on fossil fuels. Rising sea levels and changes to our climate are happening already and will get worse unless dramatic changes are made. 

Habitat Destruction is becoming worse as people are destroying natural wonders like the rainforests.

Read the next two pages to find out how Irish habitats are suffering from bad changes.

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