Essays Tagged: "Three Gorges"

The Three Gorges Dam - Disaster or end to Disaster?

The Three Gorges Dam - Disaster or End to Disaster?The Three Gorges Dam, on the Yangtse River in China, ... oviding an easily navigable reservoir and a new lock system to get ships up the steep slopes of the three gorges region. Potentially, such improvements could be of great use and importance, allowing f ... us results for the people downstream. The reservoir will also erode the geology of the area, as the Three Gorges are of Limestone, hence their spectacular natural beauty and sheer sides. The erosion m ...

(8 pages) 98 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Persuasive Essay ~ Why the Three Gorges Dam in China Should Not Be Built.

ear Ambassador Yang Jiechi,I strongly think that you would not benefit from the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. I think this for three reasons. If the dam breaks, your people will be in unimagin ... has decided to launch the project -- then solve the problems along the way."Another reason why the Three Gorges Dam shouldn't be built, if the first reason wasn't enough, is that your people will suf ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Three Gorges Dam.

has undertaken the greatest project since the erection of the Great Wall and the Grand Canal -- the Three Gorges Dam project. The Three Gorges Dam will be the largest hydropower station and dam in the ... for construction dates back to the year 1919, when Dr. Sun Yat Sen suggested to build a dam at the Three Gorges. Since 1954, Chinese and foreign scientists and engineers have devoted themselves to th ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Essay outlining a case of support for the Three Gorges Dam project in China. Writing uses support and reactions to the PBS documentary on the 3 Gorges Dam.

After seeing the Three Gorges Dam documentary, I felt the need to express my opinion on the project. The dam that is ... elt the need to express my opinion on the project. The dam that is currently being built in China's Three Gorges Region is causing much controversy. Some feel that the dam should be built, and yet oth ... uilt, and yet others feel that it shouldn't. I think that the dam should be built.First of all, The Three Gorges Dam will provide hydroelectricity. Hydroelectricity is a clean and renewable power sour ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Three Gorges Dam

Ali AhmedTHREE GORGES DAMChina has been responsible for the creation of many impressive inventions and ... ruption. The new Gezhouba project was introduced however. It's purpose was to act as a test for the Three Gorges Dam. It was completed in 1989 and shortly after, in the early 1990s the Three Gorges da ...Bibliography ...

(4 pages) 10 0 2.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Three gorges dam

1.0 Introduction This report examines the Three Gorge dam project and its impacts on the environment, the people it will effect and measures t ... xplain the more environmentally friendly and logical alternatives.2.0 Background The concept of the Three Gorge dam is over 75 years old, dating back to when it was first proposed by the nationalist l ... and ability to develop without western aid. The state media has reported only the rosy side of the Three Gorges project, presenting it as a powerful symbol of a new, prosperous China. Outgoing Premie ...

(9 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science