The destruction of wildlife habitats, the loss of water for evaporation and hence a reduction in rainfall, and other unforeseen environmental fall-outs have proved devastating. Urbanization, altered flows and draining wetlands all contribute to the growing problems. Author: Chris Collins (recorded Spring 2011).
Length: 5 minutes, 47 seconds
Script: Click here to download a PDF of the script and references
Photo: “Urbanization in Asia,” from United Nations Photo in flickr creative commons.