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Unformatted text preview: surrounding, as prescribed by the project, could have large impacts on native species, and significantly disrupt wildlife. Shen calls for further research into the effects of segmentation on the environment before going through with the project. Both of these articles are insightful, thought provoking, and certainly raise some questions: What exactly causes all of the variation in the environmental cases, from where the cases are brought up to why some win and lose? Why is it still so difficult to receive compensation for environmental destruction from companies that have been proven guilty in court? What can the government do to further address the root of the environmental problems rather than issuing fines after the fact? What happened to the TGD? Does substantial research 2 even exist on the effects of segmentation? Has the TGD project been worth it? Has there been significant environmental effects?...
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- Winter '12
- Environmentalism, Natural environment, Three Gorges Dam, Cao Anthony Cao, Three Gorges Dam Project