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Environment

  1. 1. Simon Schmidthaler Harald Asböck
  2. 2. <ul><li>The economical growth is seriously damaging the environment </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental problems include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Land erosion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Falling water quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Severe air pollution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Declining natural forest cover </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Causes up to 750,000 deaths each year </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>300 million people nationwide have no access to clean water </li></ul><ul><li>many Chinese drink water below the WHO standards </li></ul><ul><li>90 % of underground water in cities are affected by pollution </li></ul><ul><li>80% of China’s rivers fail to meet standards for fishing </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>6,300 km long </li></ul><ul><li>Third longest river on Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Soil erosion problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>41.1 percent of the river basin are effected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>740,000 km 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loses 2.24 billion tons of soil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Damaging 67,000 hectare of fertile land </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Approximately 30% of China's surface area is desert </li></ul><ul><li>Gobi Desert currently expands by about 2,500 km 2 per year </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Blue sky required </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens were busily reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental offences </li></ul><ul><li>Water Quality Monitoring Center </li></ul><ul><li>Special working groups were set up </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Hydroelectric river dam that spans the Yangtze River </li></ul><ul><li>Total electric generating capacity 22,500 MW (Ternberg 40,4 MW) </li></ul><ul><li>Relocation of local residents </li></ul><ul><li>600 kilometer long reservoir has flooded about 1,300 archaeological sites </li></ul>

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