final pres powerpoint

60 %
40 %
Information about final pres powerpoint
Entertainment

Published on October 12, 2007

Author: ozturk

Source: authorstream.com

The Increasing Costs of Development -Threats to China’s Biodiversity-:  The Increasing Costs of Development -Threats to China’s Biodiversity- Benjamin Anderson Kaitlin Dodds Amanda Ribeiro Environ 111 GSI: Menan Jangu Slide2:  Biodiversity Population Growth Urbanization Energy Consumption Deforestation Let’s Investigate… Slide3:  1949: The end of a revolution… Increased health standards… Population Hiccups… Source: “Data Population Growth.” IIASA. http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Research/LUC/ChinaFood/data/pop/p_23c_m.htm China's Total Population by Sex and Age, Census 1990 Slide4:  Pre-1958: China’s economy is based on agricultural production Great Leap Forward Goal: Surpass Britain’s industrial output by 1972 Method: Focus on steel production and coal and energy output Slide5:  Industrial yields increased… China’s agricultural production decreased… Massive demographic shock… Effects of the Great Leap Forward (Crude Birth and Death Rate, 1949-1996) Source: “Data Population Growth.” IIASA. http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Research/LUC/ChinaFood/data/pop/pop_10.htm Slide6:  Biodiversity Population Growth Urbanization Energy Consumption Deforestation Slide7:  Why the Change? The Great Leap Forward? Cultural Revolution? Deng Xiaoping? Rapid Urbanization: 1990-2000 Source: ArcGIS data Slide8:  Urbanization: It’s Contagious Robert Blair: “Birds and Butterflies Along an Urban Gradient Expansion of the Urban Sector in China Source: Pannell, Clifton and Jeffrey S. Torguson. “Interpreting Spatial Patterns from the 1990 China Census”. Geographical Review. Vol. 81, No. 3. (July 1991), p. 309 Slide9:  Biodiversity Population Growth Urbanization Energy Consumption Deforestation Slide10:  “The increase in per capita energy use prior to the last two decades of the 20th century is related to the evolving nature of societies as they move from primitive, to agricultural, to industrial, and then to technological.” James Galloway (1998: 18) Pictures: Microsoft PowerPoint Clip Art Slide11:  China: Before Mao to Now Powering the nation… with COAL!!! Slide12:  China contributes the second largest amount of carbon emissions. Emissions are still growing!!! Slide13:  Biodiversity Population Growth Urbanization Energy Consumption Deforestation Slide14:  China is one of the world’s major centers of biodiversity * Forests have a rich array of species China possesses ~2,800 tree species * China’s forests and biodiversity have long been under threat due to logging and hunting, as well as the “conversion of habitats to form fields and human settlements.” * At least eight large mammal species are thought to have been exterminated since imperial times* * Harkness, James. Recent Trends in Forestry and Conservation of Biodiversity in China. The China Quarterly, No. 156, Special Issue: China’s Environment. (Dec., 1998), pp. 911-934. …on China’s Biodiversity Slide15:  High rate of deforestation (~1.2% per year)** Problems with Protected Areas: Remoteness and poverty of regions Poorly paid and trained staff Gaps in protected area system Poor regeneration “estimated that due to inappropriate logging practices, one-third of all forests cut before 1979 were replaced by degraded mountain slopes” * Replanting “green deserts” Lack of biological diversity * *Harkness, James. Recent Trends in Forestry and Conservation of Biodiversity in China. The China Quarterly, No. 156, Special Issue: China’s Environment. (Dec., 1998), pp. 911-934. <http://www.jstor.org/view/03057410/ap020147/02a00100/0>. **Li, Jing-Neng. “Comment: Population Effects on Deforestation and Soil Erosion in China.” Population and Development Review, Vol. 16, Supplement: Resources, Environment, and Population: Present Knowledge, Future Opinions. (1990), pp. 254-258. <http://www.jstor.org/view/00987921/dm993995/99p0118j/0>. Slide16:  Biodiversity Population Growth Urbanization Energy Consumption Deforestation Slide17:  In China, we have seen that… Population keeps growing Urbanization keeps growing Carbon emissions keep increasing China is committed to addressing failures, such as its commitment to replanting forests. Slide18:  Threats to Biodiversity Population Growth… Affluence… China has experienced rapid growth in its economic sector in conjunction with rapid growth in energy consumption During the economic slowdown in the late 1990s… China saw energy and CO2 emissions decline. Counteract Affluence… Garbaccio et al. Possible to control carbon emissions through taxation. References:  References “An Energy Summary of China.” Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum. 7 April 2007. <http://www.cslforum.org/china.htm>. Blair, Robert B.  “Birds and Butterflies along an Urban Gradient:  Surrogate Taxa for Assessing Biodiversity.”  Ecological Applications.  Vol. 9.  Iss. 1.  (Feb, 1999), pp. 164-170. “China: Environmental Issues.” Energy Information Administration. 7 April 2007. <http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/chinaenv.html>. “Data Population Growth.” IIASA. 7 April 2007 <http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Research/LUC/ChinaFood/iiasa_1.htm>. Galloway, James N. “The Global Nitrogen Cycle: Changes and Consequences.” Environmental Pollution. 102, S1 (1998), pp. 15-24. Garbaccio et al. “Controlling Carbon Emissions in China.” Environment and Development Economics 4 (1999): 493–518 Harkness, James. Recent Trends in Forestry and Conservation of Biodiversity in China. The China Quarterly, No. 156, Special Issue: China’s Environment. (Dec., 1998), pp. 911-934. Joseph, William A.  “A Tragedy of Good Intentions: Post-Mao Views of the Great Leap Forward.”  Modern China.  Vol. 12.  Iss. 4.  (Oct., 1986), pp. 419-457. Li, Jing-Neng. “Comment: Population Effects on Deforestation and Soil Erosion in China.” Population and Development Review, Vol. 16, Supplement: Resources, Environment, and Population: Present Knowledge, Future Opinions. (1990), pp. 254-258. Ma, Laurence J. C. “Urban Transformation in China, 1949-2000: A Review and Research Agenda.” Environment and Planning. Vol. 34. (9 Jan 2002), pp. 1545-1569. McKinney, Michael L. “Urbanization, Biodiversity, and Conservation.” Bio Science. Vol. 52, Iss. 10.

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Presentation Software | Online Presentation Tools | Prezi

Welcome to Prezi, the presentation software that uses motion, zoom, and spatial relationships to bring your ideas to life and make you a great presenter.
Read more

PowerPoint Presentation - s2.q4cdn.com

Material presented at this meeting includes forward-looking statements about Libbey Inc. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including ...
Read more

Final.Pres. Slide.Roof.Pics - Docs.com

Content published by Ottilie Levin about Final.Pres. Slide.Roof.Pics. 0 Views, 0 Likes on Docs.com.
Read more

PowerPoint Presentation - University of Minnesota

The Velvet Underground helped create one of the first proto-punk songs and paved the path for future songs alike. Our group chose this group because it is ...
Read more

PowerPoint Presentation - infores.com

Title: PowerPoint Presentation Author: Clorox Services Company Last modified by: csmyl Created Date: 11/21/2003 1:47:15 AM Document presentation format
Read more

PowerPoint Presentation - carl.sandiego.edu

Title: PowerPoint Presentation Last modified by: Preferred Customer Created Date: 1/1/1601 12:00:00 AM Document presentation format: On-screen Show
Read more

talk EndoPathS FINAL PRES - handouts.uscap.org

Microsoft PowerPoint - talk EndoPathS FINAL PRES [Compatibility Mode] Author: krista Created Date: 3/30/2016 4:23:35 PM ...
Read more

PowerPoint Presentation - Harvey Mudd College

MITRE Corporation. Pose Correction for Automatic Facial Recognition. Team: Elliot Godzich, Dylan Marriner, Emily Myers-Stanhope, Emma Taborsky (PM ...
Read more

PowerPoint Presentation - valrc.org

GED® Conference. 2016 Graduate of the Year . Yleela. Rogers, Newport News. Selected for her outstanding level of determination, hard work, and ...
Read more