environmental

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liquid precipitation containing acid and causing environmental problems acid rain
process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions) adaptation , adaption , adjustment
environmental atmosphere ambiance , ambience
branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel) biomedicine
branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems bioremediation
defense laboratory that provides essential services in fundamental science for national security and environmental protection and provides technologies that contribute to industrial competitiveness Department of Defense Laboratory System , LABLINK
study of methods of improving human well-being and efficient functioning by improving environmental conditions euthenics
environmental conditions, capable of living in varying facultative
agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution FWS , United States Fish and Wildlife Service , US Fish and Wildlife Service
international organization that works for environmental conservation and the preservation of endangered species Greenpeace
general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions habituation
animal that has a body temperature that is relatively constant and independent of the environmental temperature homeotherm , homoiotherm , homotherm
environmental condition in a region that lacks a favorable climate or terrain for life or growth inhospitableness
equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions life-support system , life support
prevailing environmental conditions as they influence the prediction of weather meteorological conditions
environmental condition milieu , surroundings
any agent (physical or environmental) that can induce a genetic mutation or can increase the rate of mutation mutagen
intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military op National Reconnaissance Office , NRO
modern Lamarckian theory emphasizing the importance of environmental factors in genetic changes and retaining the notion of the inheritance of acquired characters Neo-Lamarckism
annoying and potentially harmful environmental noise noise pollution , sound pollution
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