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Human Influences on the Environment Index
HUMAN INFLUENCES ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Stonehenge, Whiltshire, UK © Shirley Burchill
A1 : Sydney, Australia
A2: New York City, USA
A3: The Portway, Bristol
A4: The New Severn Bridge (during its construction) now linking England and Wales
A5: The Three Gorges Dam (under construction), China
A6: L'Aigle Dam Location: Cantal, Correze, France
A7: Roissy Airport, Paris
A8: Avonmouth Docks, Bristol, UK
For each example given think about what part of the environment has been affected and why. For example, is the activity done to obtain energy, to improve transportation, to bring water to arid regions, to provide food or for other reasons?
The Three Gorges Dam, China under construction in 2002 © Shirley Burchill
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