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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This exhibition is a collaborative way for students to learn about their built and physical environment while allowing them to express their selves creatively and emotionally."
As guest editors Brian Carter and Annette LeCuyer note, This work is not the result of perfect clients, lavish budgets or ideal sites, or any widely held belief in the importance of the physical environment in shaping the cultural fabric of American society.., it is pragmatic architecture that is being generated opportunistically by wringing the maximum potential from the ordinary.' Projects include the Paint Rock Camp in Wyoming, by Charles Rose, Daly Genik's Camino Real school in LA, and the most recent works by Sam Mockbee's Rural Studio.
With this last explanation in mind, we are developing and plan to test cost-effective renovations to the physical environment that we hope will reduce noise and light to levels low enough to significantly improve sleep.
Applying these principles to reforming the physical environment, they helped develop a network of parks benefiting both Boston and Jamaica Plain.
These strategies are subdivided into those related to physical environment, and those involving personal communication.
Mechanically oriented biologists study how an orgnism's form and function evolved in the context of its physical environment. And their investigations reveal that many reasons for the evolved traits of living creatures lie not in genetics, cellular interactions or ecological relationships, but rather in immediate-world physical principles.
Contract notice: All Aroports de Paris sites - Assessment of occupational risk factors for the aggressive physical environment
Analysis of the participants' photographs and journals indicated five interrelated themes: student support services, student space, venues for self-expression, the physical environment of the campus, and its physical growth.
Also, studies have consistently shown an association between a deteriorated physical environment and higher rates of crime, making neighborhoods less safe for walking and in some cases resulting in greater social isolation.
According to Buddhist concepts, elements of the environment -- earth, water, fire, wind, and space -- are integral components to the function of our bodies and minds, and a harmony with the physical environment improves our mental and spiritual health.
It is essential to provide kindergarten children with a physical environment which gives them physical and psychological protection, is of a welcoming scale to little people, and which offers a kindly transition between home and the outside world.
Until only a few years ago, there was little awareness of the potential of the physical environment in long-term care facilities as a therapeutic tool.

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