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Natural environment

Definition

noun

All living and non-living things that occur naturally on a particular region.


Supplement

A natural environment is one in which human impact is kept under a certain limited level.


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

Compare: built environment.
See also: environment.


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Forum: Evolution
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by Delong
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:12 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which field is best idea?
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Re: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

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by Gannet
Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:31 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
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