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Human Influences on the Environment Index

B. Farming
C. Mining
D. Transport
E. Hunting and Poaching
F. Industry

Human Influences on the Environment Homepage
Human Influences on the Environment : Questions

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Construction Examples

 

Building Cities

Sydney, Australia © Shirley Burchill
A1

New York City, USA © Shirley Burchill
A2

Building Roads and Bridges

The Portway, Bristol © Shirley Burchill
A3

The New Severn Bridge (during its construction) now linking England and Wales © Shirley Burchill
A4

Building Dams

The Three Gorges Dam (under construction), China © Shirley Burchill
A5

A dam, France © Paul Billiet
A6

Building Ports and Airports

Roissy Airport, Paris © Shirley Burchill
A7

Avonmouth Docks, UK © Shirley Burchill
A8

HUMAN INFLUENCES ON THE ENVIRONMENT

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A. Construction

 

Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK © Shirley Burchill

Stonehenge, Whiltshire, UK  © Shirley Burchill

Image Index

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?

 

Dam Construction

The Three Gorges Dam, China under construction in 2002 © Shirley Burchill

 

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