We must tell about an alert about danger of flattening mountains in many cities of Chine, like Shyan or Lanzhou. In the picture you see the difference between the extension of Shyan in 2010, and how in 2012 most of the mountains around the city have been flattened. This process has made an increase of pollution and a high risk of fifantic earthmoving, floods, impaired waterways, soil erosion, particulate pollutant emission to the atmosphere … associated with that.
The case of Shyan exemplifies the way in which China is conducting a campaign to pave mountains and gain territory suitable for new construction in emerging cities leaving environmental, geological and security issues in the background.
In the next video, you will se more examples of this situation, all around China: