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Urbanization

putting up factories, getting rid of everything, communities outside doing urbanization that effects us
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Jessica Uy

on 7 January 2013

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Urbanization What is Urbanization? Began during Industrial Revolution
Workers manufacturing in cites, getting jobs in factories
Agricultural jobs becoming less common
Physical growth of natural land turning into urban areas
Increase of population in cities/towns vs. rural areas.
Growth of Cities References http://go.galegroup.com.ezproxy.niles-hs.k12.il.us:2048/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA178409458&v=2.1&markList=true&u=skok82665&it=r&p=SPJ.SP01&sw=w What Our Society Has Become http://www.slideshare.net/saiyangoku/5effects-of-urbanization http://www.slideshare.net/ibhistory/urbanization-presentation-921842 Growth of Urbanization http://www.faculty.fairfield.edu/faculty/hodgson/Courses/so11/population/urbanization.htm Today about 80% of US population lives in cities/suburbs
Since no more then 100% can be urban, (as a process) Urbanization is coming to an end Population: 55,000 http://voices.yahoo.com/the-industrial-revolution-urbanization-15854.html Negative Effects Public health issues
Overcrowding
Lack of sanitation
High disease rates
Factory waste
Air pollution
Water pollution
Unemployment
-poverty, crime, drugs, violence
Wildlife Damage
Cause of Urbanization Industrial Revolution
Industrialization
Factories
More opportunities (jobs)
Migration http://il.water.usgs.gov/nawqa/uirb/pubs/journals/AFS087_116_Fitzpatrick.pdf US 1800 only 5% of population lived in cities
1920 about 50% of population lived in cities
Throughout 19th century, US was urbanizing 1854 Big Problem *Effects on wildlife* Turtles Gone Missing!! Threatened in state; declining quickly-->risk of being endangered
Species impacts health of the local environment
Represents the loss of wetlands
Wetlands sucked out, roads take over; population of turtles decrease

“By preserving their habitat and therefore [the turtles], we are preserving ourselves, too.” -Maya
http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=111615 http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/3784364?Search=yes&uid=3739656&uid=2134&uid=376852493&uid=2&uid=70&uid=3&uid=376852483&uid=3739256&uid=60&sid=21101501037263 “If we can make this a priority then we have a great opportunity to hopefully correct a lot of these issues but if conservation remains less of a priority, the future for many species is in danger."

-Maya Linson You Can Help! Turtles ≠Pets
-dont take them home
take phote, report sighting
Blanding's Turtle Look out when on the road -travels miles for nice home; often crosses road Secure your garbage -keep turtle egg eaters (racoons& coyotes) out PROTECT THE TURTLES &THE LOCAL ENVIRONMENT!! -more people that help conserve, preserve and restore, the more areas the turtles will have to call home
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