Urbanization eases water crisis in China

Environmental Development
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Socioeconomic development in China has resulted in rapid urbanization, which includes a large amount of people making the transition from rural areas to cities. Many have speculated that this mass migration may have worsened the water crisis in many parts of the country. However, this study shows that the water crisis would be more severe if the rural-to-urban migration did not occur.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Urbanization eases water crisis in China
Series title Environmental Development
DOI 10.1016/j.envdev.2012.02.003
Volume 2
Issue 2012
Year Published 2012
Language English
Publisher Elsevier
Contributing office(s) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
Description 2 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Environmental Development
First page 142
Last page 144
Country China
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