2nd October 2019

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Why do we adapt?

Vulnerability of human populations to climate change and its consequences can be affected by other factors, such as pollution, conflicts, or epidemics such as AIDS. An emphasis on sustainable development can help human societies reduce their vulnerability to climate change.

Thereof, what is the adaptation of a human?

Humans, like all species, are continually evolving and adapting to the environment. Natural selection is the process by which individuals with traits most suited to their environment produce more offspring and pass on their genes.

How do people adapt to a tropical climate?

Heat adaptation is of two types: adaptation to humid heat and to dry heat (desert conditions). In hot climates the problem is not in maintaining body heat but in dissipating it. Ordinarily the body rids itself of excess heat by sweating. Adaptation to night cold is also common in desert-adapted people.

What is the definition of adaptation in biology?

Adaptation, in biology, process by which an animal or plant species becomes fitted to its environment; it is the result of natural selection's acting upon heritable variation.
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