Human Environmental Interaction
In 2004, there was a tsunami that killed dozens of people in Malaysia. It killed 200,000 people in other countries. This was caused by a massive earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1 to 9.3. The earthquake lasted for over 10 minutes. Because of this tsunami, there was also a lot of flooding in 2006 and 2007 causing the displacing of tens and thousands of people from their homes. Kampong (village) homes are made of timber. The timber comed from trees that are cut down by humans. People drive cars and motorcycles to go places which releases greenhouse gases. This causes global warming which is happening too fast. Many species can't adapt to the changing climate. The Petronas Twin Towers are made of concrete, stainless steel, and glass. Concrete is made from minerals of the Earth. Glass is made from sand.