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  • The Three Gorges Of The Yangtze River In China

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    introduction of Yangtze River, the Yangtze River, the biggest river in China, the third longest in the World, starts with the Tuotuo River at the Roof of the World -Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, takes in countless rivers, and flows eastward across the interior of China. With an overall length of more than 6,300 kilometers, the Yangtze River, next only to the Amazon and the Nile, is the third biggest river in the world and is a cradle that breeds the ancient civilization of the Chinese nation. When the Yangtze River

  • Essay about The Damming of the Yangtze River

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    The Damming of the Yangtze River Since the 1920's, when the dam was first proposed, the Three Gorges Dam has been a topic for debate in the People's Republic of China. The construction of the world's largest hydro-electric project on the Yangtze River would be a detriment to the native flora and fauna, submerge rich farmlands, destroy archaeological sites, and force the evacuation of millions of people. Faced with international, as well as domestic, criticism about the ecological and social havoc

  • The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China Essay

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    solution. A significant case study representing a technological solution to environmental management is the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) on the Yangtze River in China. The dam has two principal management purposes. These are; to provide energy sourced by more renewable means than coal burning alternatives, to meet rising demands, as well as reduce flooding of the Yangtze River. Following a deeper introduction of the TGD case study, four primary perspectives will be used to assess the environmental management

  • Water Problem Of Water Shortage

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    utilizing the Yangtze River, however, the painful lesson did not wake them up so much. After the flood, people kept taking away water and other resources excessively, and did not control their pollution well. Since Yangtze River runs through a whole China, normally some soil, rocks, animal corpse, wastes, and other natural things are include in its self-purification ability but human’s exogenous materials. There are more and more trash and sediments could be found on the surface of the river, but also

  • Impact Of Geography On China Ancient China

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    skills, and their talents. Throughout history, rivers such as the Yangtze and Huang He rivers made China thrive for thousands of years. While other features such as deserts and mountains like the Gobi, Himalayas, and the Taklimakan isolated the Chinese and kept other civilizations from culturally diffusing into Chinese lifestyle and culture. The geography of China has affected its people for thousands of years. Rivers such as the Huang He and the Yangtze have benefited its people because they were

  • The Gorges Dam, The World 's Largest Power Station

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    The Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest power station, is a hydroelectric dam that distances the Yangtze River located in China. Dams could be built for many reasons, including flood control, irrigation, and sedimentation control. Construction for the dam started in 1992 after many repeated discussions and arguments took place. The Chinese people are keeping a close watch on the Three Gorges Dam, and many people in other countries are keeping an eye on it as well. Unfortunately, with a project

  • Three Gorges Dam Essay

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    Yangzi River. The Yangzi River runs 3700 miles long, being the third longest river in the world after the Nile and Amazon Rivers. The Qutang Gorge, the Wuxia Gorge, and the Xiling Gorge are the three Yangzi River gorges that make up the Three Gorges. The Three Gorges are not only famous for its scenery, but also its disastrous flooding. Within a century, five major floods have occurred killing over 300,000 people living in cities along the bank of the river. This is due

  • The Issue With Water Pollution

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    The signs are alarming. We as citizens, business owners, and activists must stand up and make a change to create a more sustainable way of growing our populations and societies. Sustainability needs to become more implemented into the structure of corporations, cities, and countries. China, the most populous country in the world, is projected to have an insufficient supply of water by the year 2025. On top of the shortage of water China is facing they also have a major issue with water pollution

  • In the beginning of the construction of the Three Gorges Dam, there were several problems. There

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    over 600 feet tall, 7500 feet wide, and hold over 97 trillion gallons of water. Because of all of the population increase, China started using coal power plants1 and shipping, which causes acid rain over the region making the Yangtze River is one of the most polluted rivers in the world.4 It does not help

  • Differences And Similarities Of James Harrison And Chen Si

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    result, once he turned 18 he made a promise to donate blood to people and save their lives just like his own was saved that day. While those were the results Harrison faced. Chen Si have also been through a lot. “Chen Si watched over the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge every weekend”(Paul Mooney, 2008). Consequently, he was able to save 99 lives so far. Because his wife does not approve of the time he spends on that bridge, “his burden grows each time he saves a new life”.(Mail Foreign Service,2010) .