Can you think of a situation where we deliberately want to make a species
extinct? How would you justify it?
Yes, there are various kinds of parasites and disease-causing microbes that we
deliberately want to eradicate from the Earth. Since these micro-organisms are
harmful to human beings, scientists are working hard to fight against them.
Scientists have been able to eliminate small pox virus from the world through
the use of vaccinations. This shows that humans deliberately want to make these
species extinct. Several other eradication programmes such as polio and
Hepatitis B vaccinations are aimed to eliminate these disease-causing microbes