China's Rapid Urbanization

Can always battle if you a Global urbanization is a problem in a sustainability aspect of the world we live in. There is no stopping urbanization it will happen whether we like it or not, but there are steps that we can take to help lessen the effects we have on the earth and its resources. There are a few reasons for why people naturally urbanize, such as a better lifestyle with more opportunities, being drove to the cities from outside sources, the area around them being built up into a city and thus they become encompassed into the urban area, and populations naturally grow with reproduction.
China has seen rapid urbanization in the last few decades, they have been growing at the ...

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peer reviewed journal discussed not only the issues that China was facing but also provided a reasonable plan to improve the sustainability for the city of Shenzhen, the city they focused the study on. They looked at all the main areas of concern when talking about sustainability and using of resources. Using a predetermined formula, they looked at the regions Environmental resource value and checked it against other areas. Environmental resource value factors in the ecosystem, land value, water value, and environment capacity. Taking the data, they gathered from every one of the 6 areas they determined the areas that needed the most/least amount of attention. From that they created an urban ecological network with 10 corridors to help solve the crisis within the city.
The 10 corridors are a helpful way to break up the region and see where in each area the sustainability could be aided the most. The most common theme that I saw was they wanted to add more / leave ...

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Added: 12/5/2018 10:17:16 AM
Submitted By: keg4343
Category: Economics
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