Download e-book for kindle: Changing Planet. What Is the Environmental Impact of Human by Sally Morgan

By Sally Morgan

From the earliest occasions people have formed and altered the panorama. old and modern day examples during this attention-grabbing booklet convey how ordinary habitats and wasteland components are destroyed as humans want extra land for farming and to construct cities and towns, and the way expanding urbanization of populations is including to the matter of carbon emissions that reason weather switch.

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PUSHES & PULLS Why do people migrate?

The protesters remained for more than six months but eventually they were forcibly removed and the new road was built. This protest marked a turning point. It was the first of many road protests and involved ordinary people from all walks of life protecting their environment. The Solsbury Hill protest and the other road protests that came after caused the UK government to remove 300 road plans from their master plan. ̇ Protestors living in the “tree village” that was constructed to stop developers cutting down trees to build the Newbury bypass.

It is estimated that by 2020, the country will be dealing with a garbage pile up of 400 million tons (400 million tonnes). Right—Poverty-stricken families live on the edge of a polluted and garbage strewn stream in the slums of Bangalore, India. The expansion of the cities and improvements in the standard of living for many millions of Chinese people has meant that more people own cars. Traffic congestion is commonplace in major cities and this creates air pollution. People can also afford more electrical goods such as refrigerators, televisions, and computers, so there are more factories and a greater demand for raw materials such as oil and steel.

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