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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Norms of natural losses of grain and products of its processing during storage at grain depots and grain processing enterprises have been approved and the Procedure of calculation of standards of natural losses of grain and products of its processing during storage at grain depots and grain processing enterprises.
"Natural losses amounted to 673 thousand tons," she added.
Failure to hold global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) or less, compared to pre-industrial times, would likely lead to worsening water and food shortages, rising poverty, more destructive disasters and accelerating natural losses, scientists warned.
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.
Excessive fertility is a built-in feature of their species, an anticipation of natural losses. Severe attrition of their numbers is actually essential for habitat preservation as well as the welfare of their own and other species.
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.