Society should make efforts to save endangered species only if the potential extinction of those species is the result of human activities Write a response in which you discuss your views on the policy and explain your reasoning for the position you take

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Society should make efforts to save endangered species only if the potential extinction of those species is the result of human activities.
Write a response in which you discuss your views on the policy and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider the possible consequences of implementing the policy and explain how these consequences shape your position

In our ecosystem, every species has its function and contributes in the maintenance of the balance of our ecosystem. The endangerment of species and their possible extinction will have adverse effects on our world. Hence, members of the society should make efforts to save endangered species. The prompt argues that efforts should be made to save endangered species only if the potential extinction of those species is the result of human activities. I strongly disagree with this for reasons which I will elucidate below.
To begin, if efforts are made to save endangered species whose possible extinction is the result of human activities, it means that a lot of species that are not affected by human activities will go extinct. More species are affected by factors in their habitat that do not involve human activities and even when the human interference is addressed, they continue to face potential extinction. For example, the desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii, has faced a steady decline in its numbers since the 1980s. Although the Endangered Species Act (ESA) has made it illegal to harm the desert tortoise or remove them from the wild, they have continued to remain endangered. These measures have been largely ineffective because other factors are involved in the decline of the desert tortoise. The low reproductive potential of the desert tortoise contributes to this decline. The female tortoise do not breed until they attain full size at fifteen to twenty years of age. When they attain this full size, they only lay eggs when there is available forage. The adult female averagely lays a few eggs annually and completely neglects them. Ultimately, only about five percent of the eggs which become hatchlings survive until adulthood.
Furthermore, the desert tortoise suffers predation from a variety of species and are susceptible to various pathogens and diseases. Tortoise eggs and juveniles can fall prey to birds, mammals and other reptiles. Ravens, specifically, are estimated to cause about half of all juvenile tortoise deaths in the Mojave Desert. Large mammalian predators can dig into the burrows of tortoise when smaller rodents like rabbits are not available. Likewise, all tortoise species are particularly affected by upper tract respiratory disease (UTRD) which rapidly proliferates in the wild with devastating consequences.
Finally, although the tortoise is well adapted to its arid habitat and can survive for a year without access to water, the loss of its native plant to invasive species can affect the population of the desert tortoise. The loss of their native plants affects their ability to reproduce and their resistance to pathogens.
In conclusion, all the factors that affected the possible extinction of the desert tortoise are unrelated to human activities and if we go by the argument of the prompt, these species will go extinct. Hence, it is very precarious to our world if we make efforts to save endangered species only when the potential extinction of those species are as a result of human activities.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 2, column 634, Rule ID: CONTINUE_TO_REMAIN[1]
Message: Use simply 'remained'.
Suggestion: remained
...or remove them from the wild, they have continued to remain endangered. These measures have been la...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, finally, furthermore, hence, if, likewise, so, well, for example, in conclusion, as a result

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 18.0 19.5258426966 92% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 10.0 12.4196629213 81% => OK
Conjunction : 12.0 14.8657303371 81% => OK
Relative clauses : 14.0 11.3162921348 124% => OK
Pronoun: 39.0 33.0505617978 118% => OK
Preposition: 69.0 58.6224719101 118% => OK
Nominalization: 15.0 12.9106741573 116% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2571.0 2235.4752809 115% => OK
No of words: 492.0 442.535393258 111% => OK
Chars per words: 5.2256097561 5.05705443957 103% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.70967865282 4.55969084622 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.75867672567 2.79657885939 99% => OK
Unique words: 231.0 215.323595506 107% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.469512195122 0.4932671777 95% => OK
syllable_count: 835.2 704.065955056 119% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59117977528 107% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 8.0 6.24550561798 128% => OK
Article: 9.0 4.99550561798 180% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 3.10617977528 129% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.77640449438 0% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 4.38483146067 68% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 24.0 20.2370786517 119% => OK
Sentence length: 20.0 23.0359550562 87% => OK
Sentence length SD: 44.5084066654 60.3974514979 74% => OK
Chars per sentence: 107.125 118.986275619 90% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.5 23.4991977007 87% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.04166666667 5.21951772744 77% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 7.80617977528 13% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 5.0 10.2758426966 49% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 11.0 5.13820224719 214% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 8.0 4.83258426966 166% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.269829342535 0.243740707755 111% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0840927356728 0.0831039109588 101% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.106728386452 0.0758088955206 141% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.174104333896 0.150359130593 116% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.122655992588 0.0667264976115 184% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.5 14.1392134831 95% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 42.72 48.8420337079 87% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.3 12.1743820225 101% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.05 12.1639044944 107% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.64 8.38706741573 103% => OK
difficult_words: 125.0 100.480337079 124% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 9.0 11.8971910112 76% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.0 11.2143820225 89% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.7820224719 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 62.5 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.75 Out of 6
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