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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
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
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