ch 18

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ch 18
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2010-12-03 19:52:47
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  1. arcadianism
    • a premise that humans are an integral part of nature and have an innate reverance for it because of its beneficence

  2. biodiversity
    • a term describing species richness, ecosystem complexity, and genetic variation

  3. environmental estrogen
    • an environmental chemical that mimics the female hormone estrogen

  4. immunosuppression
    • supression of the immune system

  5. imperialism
    • the premise that humans are not an integral part of nature and instead have dominion over it

  6. meltdown
    • the melting of the core of a nuclear reactor

  7. ozone
    • a form of oxygen in which three atoms are bound together

  8. sustainable development
    • meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs

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