Natural Loss

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Natural Loss

A loss occurring from an act of God. Examples of events that may cause natural losses include tornados, earthquakes and floods. Insurance may mitigate natural losses.
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In a study measuring PGD in 1,723 college students who had experienced either sudden and violent or natural losses, Joseph Currier, PhD, and his colleagues found that the violence of the loss, not the suddenness, predicted the increased PGD risk (Death Stud.
Gwent Police said there have been natural losses from the Specials when people have been recruited to the regular service and said they are always looking for new volunteers.
Artificial recharge (AR), aimed at counterbalancing natural losses, is an appropriate and effective tool to protect freshwater and groundwater.
Excessive fertility is a built-in feature of their species, an anticipation of natural losses.
This increase in natural losses does not appear to have occurred in the northern stocks.
That's a tall order, but some studies suggest in heavily trapped areas, the combination of natural losses and fall trapping could amount to 40 percent of the coyote population.
In fact, the natural losses will most certainly be compensated for by an equal number of immigrants over the next four decades, a figure that cannot be too disturbing for America or Canada, where almost everybody has a migration background.
Painting Rain repeatedly rhymes human with natural losses and seeks to heal the damage.
Gary Pruitt attributed half of the McClatchy decrease to the culling of third-party circulation and the typical run rate, meaning the natural losses in circulation due to readers flocking to the Internet for news.
They have difficulty grasping that their daily decisions contribute to these natural losses.
With our small sample, we can only catch a glimpse of what might have been the relative size of natural losses and transaction costs.