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Environment Degradation Cause by Urbanization in Pakistan: A Review


  • Muhammad Qasim

    (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Gujrat, Pakistan)

  • Malik Muhammad Anees

    (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Gujrat, Pakistan)

  • Muhammad Usman Ghani

    (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Gujrat, Pakistan)

  • Jahanzaib Malik

    (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Gujrat, Pakistan)

  • Moeen Khalid

    (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Gujrat, Pakistan)

  • Aroj Bashir

    (Department of Geo Sciences & Geography University of Gujrat, Pakistan)


Urbanization is the physical growth of urban areas. Urbanization is serious worldwide problems. Urbanization and environmental problems are the recent developmental issues in Pakistan. The study was used Secondary data and information was collected from various publications such as books, journals, magazines, published and unpublished dissertations, newspapers, and internet as well as institutions related to urbanization and Environment.These harms are very composite and their connections are hard to describe. The present study would find out the urbanization effect on environment. Influences of urbanization on our natural environment, that is, Air pollution, water pollution, land pollution, noise pollution, deforestation, climate change etc. This study may help in the formulation of appropriate strategies and policies related to environment and urbanization.

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  • Muhammad Qasim & Malik Muhammad Anees & Muhammad Usman Ghani & Jahanzaib Malik & Moeen Khalid & Aroj Bashir, 2014. "Environment Degradation Cause by Urbanization in Pakistan: A Review," Bulletin of Energy Economics (BEE), The Economics and Social Development Organization (TESDO), vol. 2(3), pages 62-71, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:ijr:beejor:v:2:y:2014:i:3:p:62-71

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    Urbanization; Environment; Degradation;

    JEL classification:

    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure


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