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China Reforestation Project (Google / Toyota) | DESERTIFICATION

China Reforestation Project (Google / Toyota) | DESERTIFICATION | TM:Environmental Science Articles | Scoop.it

This article is talking about they way they resolved overgrazing. They fixed that by putting dairy cows there to fix the problem of overgrazing goats. It was affecting the area causing desertifiation. This is like in class when we were talking about overgrazing, and the solutions that keep land from turning rural. Also, we talked about how overgrazing could cause desertification if that issue is not dealt with.

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Urban Sprawl and Habitat Fragmentation | Ecology and the ...

This article is talking about how far back the urban life went. Whenver there was an economical downfall, people would run to the city. Also it talks about how urban sprawl had everyone moving to the cities. Also, during the beginning of urban civilization, the urban life was affordable and that appied to many people. Although country living had better schooling than those in the cities, the urban life was popular, because of automoblies. That's one of the main reasons for people moving during the 50's.

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MP, UP, Odisha recorded the highest infant mortality despite ...

This article is just talking about the statistics of births per year, and deaths. It also shows the urban sprawl in India. India has a high percentage of birth rates. It's country is overpopulated, and the women continue to have more babies. In class we talked about how India was the second most overcrowded country. It is also a developing country, and most of its population consists of urban ares.

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300 children die of malnutrition each hour - In2EastAfrica - East ...

300 children die of malnutrition each hour - In2EastAfrica - East ... | TM:Environmental Science Articles | Scoop.it

In nigeria, malnutrition is the root cause of the deaths of 2.6 million children each year, and the bodies and brains of 450 million more will fail to develop properly due to inadequate diet over the next 15 years. This ties in to how we talked about developing countries,  and how malnutrition is one of the leading causes of death. If these developing countries don't get any help, than this famine will be out of control, and more people will die. It says that 300 children die of malnutrition each hour. Also, these developing countries sometimes have a type of government which they don't get help from other countries. For example, like Korea, they are a communist country which don't have any health benefits, or trade with an outside source.

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Water Access in Peri-Urban South Asia

Water Access in Peri-Urban South Asia | TM:Environmental Science Articles | Scoop.it

As urban sprawl expands to engulf nearby rural areas, its becoming hard to differ where rural or urban cities expand too. South Asia is a developoing country, and is overcrowded. This connects to how we were talking abou developing countries, and the reasons that they are like that. A few reasons why is, because of overcrowded areas, malnutrition, non-arable land to farm, and younger preganancys. South Asia is made up of 60% of the worlds poor. I think that the governments should provide care for their people.

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Frank Talk - The Great Urban Migration of China

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This article is talking about how China was a very rural land before it became urbanized. Less than 30% of the countries population lived in an urban area. China started to develop more and became an industrialized, and urbanized country. Their economy had expanded during a period of time. Thirty percent of the population is believed to move to an urbanized place by the year of 2030.

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