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    What Is Urban Sprawl?

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    By putting a physical boundary on the land and limiting growth through a restricting sense, valuable green spaces can be preserved. This could also be more probable in developed nations, as environmental protection is a much more popular trend and concept in these countries than in less developed ones. This is also a more suitable mechanism to be applied in countries with remaining open green spaces that could be protected. This would most likely point to countries that are physically larger and have a lower human to land ratio, such that less residents would have to be displaced due to its implementation. However, introducing UBGs in less developed nations could familiarize and promote the concept of environmental protection, which could lead to the sprouting of innovative ideas that would further propel the mechanism’s intended…

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    Limitation Of Urbanization

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    have restricting impacts upon it. Steady with the meaning of urbanization, urban communities might be characterized as purposes of fixation. There is no need at this point to settle lower cutoff points to the size and thickness which qualify a focus as a city. There is no obvious level of concentration at which a city all of a sudden springs into being. It is helpful occasionally discretionarily to name certain levels past which fixations are assigned as urban communities. This is essential in…

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    Urban Expansion

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    This figure represents a rapid urban expansion that does not seem to be slowing. Urban expansion isn’t the problem. The problem lies in the lack of planning in developing these ever growing urban areas. There are always some unforeseen circumstances that arise when there is a lack of planning. When it comes to the development of urban areas, there should always be a comprehensive plan that takes into account how the environment will be affected. There is no rewind button that will…

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    “on the platforms” waiting in a “crowd” for the train the individuals are working toward the purpose of travel (Souster, “The Coldest Winter” 7). And yet, almost no one is drawn out from the group which causes it to become a seemingly collective mass of people. All shown with the same purpose of taking the subway train in the morning. When the woman commits suicide, the entire crowd emits the identical reaction of standing “completely frozen / for almost a second” (Souster, “The Coldest Winter”…

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    Urban Migration

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    economic theory, one of the key determinants of the urban expansion and suburbanization is an improvement of the transportation network system and a desire for improved quality of life (2, 3). Specifically, it is explained that people likely move to the suburbs for better living environments, and this phenomenon is accelerated by the improvement of transportation infrastructure. Several empirical studies have supported this theoretical argument in Western cities (4-7). For example, the improved…

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    For centuries, urban planning has played a key role in developing human well-being as well as protecting the environment, public welfare and especially residents. Houses, schools, parks, buildings, surrounding environment including transportation, air, water and infrastructure affect people’s lives. Therefore, it is undeniable that prosperity and advancement in terms of security and healthcare are major requirements to many people living in cities. What comes after this is the question of what…

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    cities with good development. This movement of people could lead to several communicable diseases especially in areas of large population. In this assignment, I am discussing the impacts of urbanization on communicable diseases. Urbanization can facilitate the spread of diseases such flu, cholera, malaria and many other diseases. It is important for environmental health practitioners to study urbanization and know how to prevent these diseases in future. Key words: urbanization and communicable…

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    In this section, we discuss the relationship between congestion and regional growth by focusing on the estimation results. As shown in figure 3, we predict how growth of population and employment density change in the 86 largest U.S. metropolitan area when the congestion growth changes. Figure 3 presents that population growth of the largest U.S. cities would decline, whereas employment growth would continue to increase when congestion growth increases. These results indicate that population…

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    3. What are your views about an “ideal urban environment” that you would choose to live in? Where would you like to settle when you establish more “enduring” roots and “settle down.” City, rural, suburban or wherever??? In what way if any have ideas discussed in this class affected your thoughts about alternative directions in your personal life and the type of environment you would prefer to live? Although suburban and rural areas offers a completely different experience not found in…

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    As crime rates continue to grow, there is one crime many parents fear. Their child being kidnapped and never found. Kidnaped is someone taking you away by force. The chances of you being kidnapped is higher in a populated urban area than in a countryside. For example, in today’s culture, movies and television series displays many kidnaping. The most famous kidnaping movie is titled “Taken”. In Taken, the daughter of Bryan Mills was abducted from a hotel in later found in London. Bryan Mills had…

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