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Environmental Benefits & The Challenges Of Urbanization

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Environmental Benefits & The Challenges Of Urbanization

  1. 1. ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS & THE CHALLENGES OF URBANIZATION<br />MAKING THE WORLD LAST FOR FURTURE GENERATIONS<br />
  2. 2. What is Urbanization?<br />An area with a population of 2500 or more.<br />Convenient travel to work and shop.<br />
  3. 3. What does Urbanization do?<br />Causes Pollution in the form of:<br /><ul><li>Air – emissions from cars and factories.
  4. 4. Water – roads, buildings keep water from absorbing into the soil.
  5. 5. Soil – contaminated by oil, trash, organic and man made chemicals.</li></li></ul><li>How can we correct some of these problems of pollution in urbanization?<br />Public transportation<br /><ul><li>Buses
  6. 6. Bike paths
  7. 7. Walking paths</li></ul>Public parks<br /><ul><li>Trees
  8. 8. Play areas for children
  9. 9. Places for people to get to know each other.</li></li></ul><li>Other problems of urbanization<br />POOR HOUSING<br />POVERTY<br />UNEMPLOYMENT<br />PUBLIC SYSTEMS CANNOT HANDLE NUMBER OF PEOPLE<br />
  10. 10. HOW DO WE CORRECT THESE PROBLEMS?<br />PULL A LISTING OF THE PROBLEMS.<br />PUT A PLAN TOGETHER TO CORRECT THESE PROBLEMS.<br />GET THE PEOPLES INPUT.<br />FOLLOW THROUGH UNTIL IT IS DONE.<br />
  11. 11. HOW DO WE DO THIS?<br />CREATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING<br />COMMUNITY CENTERS<br />CREATE SERVICES TO BUILD LIVES<br />BY EDUCATING<br />ENCOURAGING BUSINESSES TO MOVE THERE.<br />BUILD COMMUNITIES <br />CREATE JOBS<br />
  12. 12. REFERENCES<br />MOST Clearing House (n.d.). The Bronx Center Project - "Don't Move Improve". Retrieved May 1, 2010, from http://www.unesco.org/most/usa1.htm<br />MOST Clearing House (n.d.). City Management in Tilburg: Past, Present and Future The Netherlands. Retrieved May 1, 2010, from http://www.unesco.org/most/westeu14.htm<br />MOST Clearing House (n.d.). Shelter Upgrading in AgadirMorocco. Retrieved May 1, 2010, from http://www.unesco.org/most/westeu14.htm<br />Berg, L. R., & Hager, M. C. (2007). Visualizing Environmental Science. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc..<br />

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