Natural Environment

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Natural Environment

The living and nonliving things in an area of the Earth. The natural environment both enables human life and is affected by human activity. That is, whether a human builds a house, grows a crop or mines a mineral, the natural environment is changed. The natural environment is necessary for commerce to take place. See also: Sustainability.
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In order to identify specific characteristics of the physical environment that have a constructive impact on AD patients, a series of eight studies was designed and implemented at the Corinne Dolan Alzheimer Center (CDAC) in Chardon, Ohio.
There are a myriad of other safety-related issues pertaining to the physical environment of the facility, including resident room construction, size, fittings and appropriately designed toilet facilities, the design and maintenance of floors, wheelchairs, beddings and chairs, as well as the use of hot water temperature controls on water heaters.
in the physical environment is detrimental or beneficial to that environment alone (irrespective of benefits to the building users).
CLU officials conducted studies detailing existing buildings and the physical environment throughout the 290-acre campus and reporting on future space requirements based on enrollment projections.
This eight-page document provides news, information, resources, trend data, and other immediately useful material for those who are actively seeking to more effectively use design of the physical environment as a means to improve their organization's performance.
Applicants are invited to propose multilevel, integrated research projects that will elucidate the complex interactions of the social and physical environment, mediating behavioral factors, and biologic pathways that determine health and disease.
A super who sees a property on a daily basis might miss a small crack in the basement ceiling because it has become part of the fabric of the physical environment.
The elaborate and highly integrated design process conducted by BA at Waterside has deliberately linked decisions about the physical environment with inventing a new business culture intended to motivate people and to make the best possible use of information technology.
He works for Arete Associates of Sherman Oaks, a firm that specializes in studying the physical environment of the oceans.
I then divided the regulations into sections: administration, nursing, physical environment, etc.
If not, New York could be faced with near total cessation of capital construction, which would threaten the stability of its physical environment and severely impair the region's long-term economic growth.
They evolve substantially in response to one another, not just in response to the physical environment or to predators and competitors.

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