ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS & THECHALLENGES OF URBANIZATION MAKING THE WORLD LAST FOR FURTURE GENERATIONS
An area with aWHAT IS URBANIZATION? population of 2500 or more. Convenient travel to work and shop.
What does Urbanization do?Causes Pollution in the formof: •Air – emissions from cars and factories. •Water – roads, buildings keep water from absorbing into the soil. •Soil – contaminated by oil, trash, organic and man made chemicals.
HOW CAN WE CORRECT SOME OF THESEPROBLEMS OF POLLUTION INURBANIZATION? Public transportation o Buses o Bike paths o Walking paths Public parks o Trees o Play areas for children o Places for people to get to know each other.
OTHER PROBLEMS OF URBANIZATION POOR HOUSING POVERTY UNEMPLOYMENT PUBLIC SYSTEMS CANNOT HANDLE NUMBER OF PEOPLE
HOW DO WE CORRECT THESEPROBLEMS?PULL A LISTING OF THE PROBLEMS.PUT A PLAN TOGETHER TO CORRECT THESEPROBLEMS.GET THE PEOPLES INPUT.FOLLOW THROUGH UNTIL IT IS DONE.
HOW DO WE DO THIS?BUILD COMMUNITIES CREATE JOBS CREATE BY EDUCATING AFFORDABLE ENCOURAGING HOUSING BUSINESSES TO COMMUNITY MOVE THERE. CENTERS CREATE SERVICES TO BUILD LIVES
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