WaterByte #12 – Industrialization, Urbanization, and The Role of Water

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

Urbanization in Asia
Photo: “Urbanization in Asia,” from United Nations Photo in flickr creative commons.

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