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Unformatted text preview: The Three Gorges Dam is a big hydro-electric power station project. It helps a lot to china, it can be an extra source of electricity to China, and it helps to prevent and control the serious flooding problem during the rainy seasons. On the other side, when creating the reservoirs, many pollutants are produced. It will also affect the natural habitat of the species because of deforestation. The mining and processing uses a large amount of energy and disturbs the land, and it causes soil erosion, air and water pollution. Also, many people move their living place to others because of the project. Since creating the Three Gorges Dam can solve some of the problem of china, but at the same time, it will damage china too, or not only china but also the whole world since everything is interconnected. In the conclusion, I think disadvantages outweigh the advantages on this project....
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2009 for the course BIO 120 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07