Natural environment



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


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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