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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with that integral experience of things in the environment, out of which sensation is extracted by psychological analysis.
Whenever the sense of familiarity occurs without a definite object, it leads us to search the environment until we are satisfied that we have found the appropriate object, which leads us to the judgment: "THIS is familiar." I think we may regard familiarity as a definite feeling, capable of existing without an object, but normally standing in a specific relation to some feature of the environment, the relation being that which we express in words by saying that the feature in question is familiar.
She had been made to break an accepted social law, but no law know to the environment in which she fancied herself such an anomaly.
With an aim to accentuate the significance of Clean Air and to promote awareness for protection and preservation of the environment, Pakistan Navy observed World Environment Day with full enthusiasm.
The purpose of celebrating World Environment Day is to bring worldwide focus on importance of environment and stimulate political attention and actions for improving the environment.
A score of 100 reflects conflicting students' perception of the environment, and the learning environment needs improvement.
The ministerial council had allocated, in its 130th session, a USD 3.9 million to develop joint GCC action to safeguard the environment, Al-Hashim said, stressing that coordination among GCC environment agencies are on the highest level.
This highlights the importance of this day as an incentive for reinforcing the capabilities and powers for raising the environment awareness and consolidating the environment cleanliness and safety across the world.
Speaking at the inauguration of a conference on "Capacity Development Project in the Environment" at Ankara's Rixos Hotel, Minister Eroglu said that the chapter on environment was opened to negotiations with the EU on December 21, 2009 and that the Turkish government aimed at reaching EU standards in environment by making rooted and permanent reforms.
Summary: Jeddah, Ramadan 9, 1431/Aug 19, 2010, SPA -- Prince Turki ibn Nasser ibn Abdul-Aziz, the President of general presidency for meteorology and environment, chaired here last night the third meeting for the environment council.
The impact of the environment on health has been a concern to healthcare providers at least since the time of Hippocrates.
The environment is a seamless, interactive system that wraps the Earth.

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