Industrial Revolution Notes from The Industrial Revolution Volumes 3 and 8

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Industrial Revolution Notes from The Industrial Revolution Volumes 3 and 8
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Notes about the Industrial Revolution's impact on the environment
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  1. Notes from The Industrial Revolution Volumes 3 and 8
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  2. Industrial Revolution generated better technology for cutting down trees, and the mass deforestation started in many parts of the world, destroying plants and the animals that reside with them
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    • Volume 8
  3. The amount of sawdust generated from cutting the trees were all dumped into the ocean, which not only blocked shipping channels but choked out many organisms that lived in the channels
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    • Volume 8
  4. New ways of industrialized mining using hydraulics caved in whole mountain sides
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    • Volume 8
  5. This caused huge erosion, which destroyed the habitats above the area of effect by the mining, but the eroded sediment clogged rivers downstream, preventing fish from reaching breeding grounds and causing flooding
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    • Volume 8
  6. In France, they did not have the natural resources(coal) to use as power, so they turned to water power
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    • Volume 3
  7. This led to the development of turbines, which later turned into dams
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    • Volume 3
  8. Dams blocked whole rivers, disrupting the lives of all animals living up and downstream for miles, effectively blocking routes to breeding grounds and feeding grounds
    • Card #8
    • Volume 3

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