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Built environment



Artificial or man-made surroundings built to serve for a particular purpose, e.g. human activities ranging from the large-scale civic surroundings to the personal places.


Word origin: environment < Middle English envirounen, from Old French environner, from environ, round about.

Compare: natural environment.
See also: environment.

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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... Or does each specific nationality or "type" of person have a location that fits them best? I am tall and skinny and have the body type built for the African Savanna or somewhere hot... but I am Caucasian and would my skin not be best suited for a northern climate? So once again Where ...

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by Anopsology
Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
Replies: 2
Views: 8991

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... is really quite simple. I am arguing that it is the cell with it's built in systems, that responds to the environment and not the other way around as you argue in the case for natural selection. Random ...

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by scottie
Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128647


... - we need to have eye balls which are connected to the brain which has built into it the ability to interpret the electrical signals it receives. ... millions of years, you know, mutations and selective adaptation to the environment takes too long, we must be patient... but me, as a "darwinist ...

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by christianstrategies
Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 592145

am I the next step in human evolution

... when we ourselves are tampering with factors,including our food, our environment, ourselves, that interrupts this process that most of you guys ... could might have actually created all of this. No... we have this need, built into us, (the God gene) to think that there is no one or thing out ...

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by skikr88
Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 25
Views: 45091

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... go down. We and all other species on earth are adapted to the current environment, so if that happened there would be problems for every species. ... for a lot of my life. This is due mostly to the fact that society is built a certain way for a certain group of people, and if you don't lie within ...

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by IamAnAlien
Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:28 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 25
Views: 45091
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