Environmental Benefits and challenges of urbanization

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Environmental Benefits and challenges of urbanization : 

Environmental Benefits and challenges of urbanization Lynnette Clay April 18, 2010 SCI275 Carol Rogers Jones

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“City Lights of the World” show urban areas at night, and a comparison to the amount of rural area left to develop.

1996 winner of the dubai award : 

1996 winner of the dubai award A Women's Self-help Organization for Poverty Alleviation in India: SEWAIndia

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Population Growth and Urbanization 1950-2030

1996 winner of the dubai award : 

1996 winner of the dubai award The Bronx Center Project - "Don't Move, Improve"USA

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Job seekers throng a career fair held in Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province, last month. With more people from rural regions moving to urban areas, large cities are facing mounting challenges of urbanization, including the pressure of unemployment.

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Of the 350 million people added to the country's urban population by 2025, more than 240 million would be migrants from the rural regions.

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