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  Natural environment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In its purest sense, it is thus an environment that is not the result of human activity or intervention.
For some, there is a difficulty with the term "natural environment" in that nearly all environments have been directly or indirectly influenced by humans at some point in time.
It is the common understanding of natural environment that underlies environmentalism—a broad political, social, and philosophical movement that advocates various actions and policies in the interest of protecting what nature remains in the natural environment, or restoring or expanding the role of nature in this environment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Natural_environment   (357 words)

 Natural Environment; Something to Think About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Natural predators lurk under the entangled branch's of every fallen tree and root system, and in the deep aquatic plant growth of jungle/tropical streams.
In the natural habitat, "only the strong survive to carry on the excellent genetic qualities of the species".
Resistance to natural disease is obtained only by exposure and mass kill off of local populations leaving only a very few, that were somehow genetically resistant to carry on the species.
www.aqualink.com /fresh/z-natural.html   (793 words)

 Natural Environment
In Matamata-Piako the natural environments contain outstanding natural features and in some cases are of national and international significance.
The primary activity affecting the natural environment is changes in land use such as land drainage, bush clearing, subdivision and development.
The types of natural features that Council will be looking at include wetlands, native tree stands, areas of bush, and where areas of natural fauna are believed to inhabit.
www.mpdc.govt.nz /PoliciesPlans/Ourenvironment/naturalenvironment   (717 words)

The nature conservation value of woodland generally increases with age provided it is appropriately managed and consequently the diversity of species occurring in Ancient Woodland cannot be recreated in replacement planting.
It is important when considering the impact of a proposal on nature conservation that regard is had to the impact of the proposals on the surrounding area including its relationship with local wildlife corridors.
The Environment Agency has adopted a national policy and practice guidance for the protection of groundwater, details of which can be viewed at the offices of the Borough Council and the Environment Agency.
localplan.tmbc.gov.uk /written/cpt3.htm   (6346 words)

 Fleas Natural Environment Facts | Fleas Natural Environment Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Female fleas can produce over 2000 eggs adults in the natural environment, this high rate of reproduction ensures that there will always be fleas.
Natural approaches to dealing with pesky fleas spend 80 of their time in the pet's environment, not on the pet, apply herbal products.
In the environment can be reduced by using diatomaceous earth, boric acid com pounds and freeze dried nematode worms that safely and effectively eat the developing fleas.
www.fleas-and-ticks.info /fleas-natural-environment.html   (1095 words)

 DPIW - Natural Environment
Natural resource management (NRM) seeks to manage our natural resources in a sustainable manner for the long term, achieving a balance between economic and social development and the need to protect the environment.
Tasmania is implementing a range of initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and also to deal with the implications of climate change.
Tasmania's Nature Conservation Strategy 2002-06 and the Government's Response to the Strategy.
www.dpiw.tas.gov.au /inter.nsf/ThemeNodes/SSKA-4X33SG?open   (351 words)

 Virtual Prestatyn: The Natural Environment
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the UK Charity dedicated to protecting the marine environment and its wildlife.
One member organisation is the Environment Agency, which has established the BeachBeat survey for volunteers.
ENCAMS (formerly the Tidy Britain Group) is an environmental charity, which aims to achieve litter free and sustainable environments by working with community groups, local authorities, businesses and other partners.
www.prestatyn.org.uk /environment   (1520 words)

 Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area (NEA) is comprised of 1,900 acres of serpentine barren.
Currently, a five year effort of removing 1,000 acres of pines and prescribed burning are underway to return the area to natural serpentine habitat.
Equestrians and cyclists are prohibited due to the sensitive nature of the area.
www.dnr.state.md.us /publiclands/central/soldiers.html   (328 words)

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A country uncommonly rich in plants, animals, and natural habitats, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam shelters a significant portion of the world's biological diversity, including rare and unique organisms and an unusual mixture of tropical and temperate species.
Separate chapters focus on northern, central and southern Vietnam, regions that encompass tropics, subtropics, mountains, lowlands, wetland and river regions, delta and coastal areas, and offshore islands.
Detailed descriptions are given of the natural areas of greatest interest to the visitor.
www.nhbs.com   (607 words)

 :.National Environment and Planning Agency (N.E.P.A).:
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), in partnership with other members of the environmental community, have planned several activities to mark this very important event.
His vision is for the environment monitoring and approvals granting agency to become the sole regulator in the Applications’ Processing System.
The short handing-over ceremony took place at the offices of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), which is mandated to carry out the work of the NRCA.
www.nrca.org   (613 words)

 Organization and Environment
Sundered from the natural environment, the term is attached to organizations (as 'organizational environment') and is abstracted to deal with general and ungrounded properties.
At last, the natural environment is being claimed as a proper subject for Organizational Studies.
All submissions should be accompanied by a letter that briefly explains the nature of the contribution, an abstract of no more than 150 words, a biographical paragraph of 75 words or less, and a list of six key words.
www.coba.usf.edu /jermier/journal.htm   (1439 words)

 Natural Environment : New Zealand Nature, New Zealand Wildlife, New Zealand Nature, New Zealand Wildlife,
Underlying New Zealand's physical attractions - its dramatic mountains, unpolluted beaches and green countryside - is an epic survival story of unique plants and animals.
But impressive gains have been made in recent times to protect and enhance what is left.
These include removing introduced pests from island wildlife sanctuaries, the establishment of 13 national parks, three maritime parks, two world heritage areas, hundreds of nature reserves and ecological areas, a network of marine reserves and wetlands, and protection for special rivers and lakes.
www.tourism.org.nz /natural-environment.html   (591 words)

 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Natural Environment Consultants specialise in Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Monitoring, and Ecological Surveys.
Natural Environment Consultants is a small company specialising in Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Monitoring, and Ecological Surveys.
We have experience of a wide range of project types and working environments and are equipped to investigate terrestrial, aquatic and marine environments
naturalenvironment.co.uk   (149 words)

 Natural environment
The remaining natural habitat in these biodiversity hotspots amounts to just 1.4 percent of the land surface of the planet, yet supports nearly 60 percent of the world's plant, bird, mammal, reptile, and amphibian species.
The Natural Environment Research Council [NERC] is one of the 7 Research Councils which fund and manage research in the United Kingdom.
The Centre for Population Biology [NERC CPB] is a university-based research centre, funded mainly by the United Kngfdom Natural Environment Research Council and hosted by the Imperial College London.
www.libr.port.ac.uk /ROADS/subject-listing/all/natural_env.html   (998 words)

 Natural Environment: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Successive cultures have occupied the coastlines which include a land environment with scattered resources of limited potential, and a bounteous sea.
Settlement patterns and economic activity have been profoundly influenced by the richness of coastal and marine resources (mammals, fish and birds) compared to the relative scarcity of terrestrial resources (soils, vegetation, fauna).
The ocean environment of Newfoundland and Labrador is characterized by some of the world's most extensive continental shelf areas.
www.heritage.nf.ca /environment   (244 words)

 Natural environment - Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Natural environment - Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Because the country was isolated for millions of years, unique native flora and fauna, such as flightless birds, have evolved.
The variety, beauty and accessibility of these natural features are central to New Zealand’s identity, and attract thousands of tourists every year.
www.teara.govt.nz /NewZealandInBrief/NaturalEnvironment/en   (104 words)

 Natural Environment
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EVER wondered how a wormery works or what the secret of successful composting is? The answers to these questions and more can be found by visiting the Don't let Devon go to waste compost roadshow at St John's Garden Centre, Barnstaple on Sunday 18
Working for the rural environment and economy by providing high quality countryside management for landowners and public
www.devon.gov.uk /index/environment/natural_environment.htm   (138 words)

 National Trust of Australia (W.A.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Renowned botanist Alexander S George used the following description of Western Australia's natural environment in "Wildflowers of Southern Western Australia" by Margaret G Corrick and Bruce A Fuhrer and edited by Alexander S George, 1996.
This very description is one of the main reasons for the Western Australian landscape being one of the world's most amazing natural wonders.
Not only are we incredibly proud of our natural heritage, the National Trust of Australia (W.A.) is working with the Western Australian community to protect this invaluable asset.
www.ntwa.com.au /environment/environment.shtml   (246 words)

 Natural Environment
This unspoiled land is now the location of a new development project that adheres to the principals of environmental preservation in order to safeguard diversity and natural beauty.
Glimpses of Virginia deer, moose, grouse, herons, hares and foxes are frequent.
The enduring preservation of such a beautiful environment depends heavily on whether the human inhabitants care that it will be carefully preserved for future generations.
www.monlac.com /natural-environment.html   (381 words)

 Luminescent bacteria - natural environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A Health Canada food inspector found a luminescent type of bacteria to be the cause for this bizarre incident.
Decaying sea-fishes are natural rich medium for luminous bacteria.
At least one instance of a light producing strain from a wound has been reported.
www.biology.pl /bakterie_sw/bac_sz_en.html   (278 words)

 Teaching English (EFL / ESL) through projects in the natural environment
Learning is enhanced when students see as well as listen (audiovisual) - they remember even more when they can also use their senses of touch, smell and taste.
Develop in the students an appreciation of and sensitivity towards the natural world.
Projects in the natural environment don't have to be complicated and can be used to practise almost any item of language.
www.countryschool.com /engnatur.htm   (762 words)

 Department of Environment and Natural Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
DENR marks environment month with new programs to enhance public service
Environment and Natural Resources Forum venue: Minesand GeoSciences Bureau Petrolab Conference Room
Environment and Natural Resources Management Course, venue: Environment and Natural Resources Academy (ENRA) Carangal, Nueva Ecija
www.denr.gov.ph   (333 words)

 Welcome to the Southwest Center for Education and the Natural Environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Southwest Center for Education and the Natural Environment (SCENE) was founded to promote learning about our environment through scientific discovery.
The organization is a partnership among the ASU Center for Environmental Studies, municipalities and members of the private sector.
All text and information © 1998 Southwest Center for Education and the Natural Environment.
aspin.asu.edu /scene   (117 words)

 Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage Home Page
Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage Home Page
The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) develops and implements national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's natural environment and cultural heritage.
Media centre - latest news and media releases
www.deh.gov.au   (113 words)

 Department of Primary Industries and Department of Sustainability and Environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Department of Primary Industries and Department of Sustainability and Environment
Incorporates Agriculture and Food, Fishing and Aquaculture, Minerals and Petroleum, Science and Research and Trade and Investment.
Incorporates Coasts and Marine, Conservation and Environment, Fire Management, Forestry, Heritage, Land and Water, Parks and Reserves, Planning, Plants and Animals, Property, Titles and Maps and Recreation and Tourism.
www.nre.vic.gov.au   (82 words)

 TN Department of Environment and Conservation:
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Ranger Damon Graham demonstrates a flint lock rifle from the late 18th century period for interested onlookers.
This summer Tennessee State Parks is offering a wide range of nearby natural, cultural and recreational opportunities so families can maximize fun and togetherness while avoiding the cost of long distance travel.
“Park rangers and staff are preparing our trails, campgrounds, inns and cabins as we expect one of the busiest summer seasons in years,” said Environment and Commissioner Jim Fyke.
www.state.tn.us /environment   (156 words)

 Morgan Run Natural Environment Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Located in Carroll County, the Morgan Run N.E.A. is comprised of approximately 1400 acres of natural area.
The Morgan Run is available to trout fisherman as a catch and release trout stream.
Make a left on Jim Bowers Road, followed by an immediate left on Ben Rose Lane to Morgan Run entrance.
www.dnr.state.md.us /publiclands/central/morganrun.html   (205 words)

 NRDC: The Bush Record
See above to search the Record's hundreds of stories or browse by topic; you can also view by date.
As for the Bush administration, it has shown again and again that it will cater to industries that put America's health and natural heritage at risk; there is little doubt that more attempts to undermine environmental enforcement and weaken key programs will be made.
NRDC will continue to vigilantly defend the environment; see our Media Center and Earth Action Center to stay informed.
www.nrdc.org /bushrecord   (168 words)

 Natural Environment and Design - South Gloucestershire Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Natural Environment and Design - South Gloucestershire Council
The Natural Environment and Design Team provides a range of services relating to Biodiversity, Countryside Management and Access, Environmental Projects and Grants, Landscape and Trees.
To contact us, or for further information on the various aspects of our service please see the drop down menu to the left
www.southglos.gov.uk /SouthGlos/Environment/NaturalEnvironmentAndDesign   (65 words)

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