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APES: Unit 4: Chapter 22

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Urbanization
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Urban Growth
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How do urban areas grow
Immigration, natural births
Why do people move to cities
Pulled: looking for jobs, food, housing, education, better health care, entertainment, freedom from conflicts,
Pushed to: poverty, lack of land, few ag jobs, famine, and war
Where are people moving
South and West
4 Trends in Urbanization
1- populations of urban areas area increasing, 2- more and bigger urban areas, 3- Slower growth in developed countries, 4- more poverty
How is Urban Sprawl Hurting Our Natural Capital
Loss or crop-lands, Fragmented wildlife, Increase of run off and pollution, increase air pollution and global warming, increase in unemployment
BoWash
Mega city between Boston and Washington
Advantages to urbanization
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Disadvantages to urbanization
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Slums
several people living in a single room
Squatter settlements
shacks
decibels
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Compact Cities
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Diverse cities
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Alternate modes of Transport
Bikes, Rail, Bus, rapid Rail,
Land Use Planning
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Zoning
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Smart Growth
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Cluster development
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Old villageism/New urbanism
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Ecocity
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Urban Farming
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