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Unformatted text preview: Urbanization: Urbanization: Advantages and Disadvantages Advantages April 12, 2009 April 1 What is Urbanization? What Urbanization-is the Urbanization-is physical growth of rural or natural land into urban areas as a urban result of population im-migration to an existing urban area; according to Wikipedia. April 12, 2009 April 2 Urbanization Advantages Less pollution Public transportation Less parking Walk to work Less traffic April 12, 2009 April 3 Urbanization Disadvantages Brown Fields Destroys habitats Destroys farmland Affects waters flow Congested streets April 12, 2009 April 4 Project of Lots and Services for low income, Argentina Project Provide homes for Provide low-income families low-income Services to help live Give families a Give neighborhood neighborhood April 12, 2009 April 5 Shelter Upgrading in Agadir, Morocco Shelter Metropolitan area Earthquake crisis Helps low-income Helps families families Provide shelter April 12, 2009 April 6 Urbanization Conclusion Urbanization is both good and bad Many people can benefit The environment will suffer How will we protect our environment; if urbanization is rapidly increasing How world wide? world April 12, 2009 April 7 References [Dubai International Award for Best Practice to Improve the Living Environment. (1996). [Dubai 1996 Winners. Retrieved April 12, 2009 from, http://dubai1996 award.dm.gov.ae/winner96.htm#c5 [Institutionalizing Community-Based Development, [Institutionalizing http://www.unesco.org/most/africa17.htm. Retrieved April 12, 2009 Shelter Upgrading in Agadir, Morocco ,http://www.unesco.org/most/africa3.htm Retrieved April 12, 2009 Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urbanization, Retrieved April 12, 2009 Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urbanization Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Morocco.svg, Retrieved April 12, 2009 Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Morocco.svg April 12, 2009 April 8 References Continued Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Argentina.svg, Retreived April 12, 2009 Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Argentina.svg April 12, 2009 April 9 ...
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