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commercial harvesting


The harvesting of animals or cash crops for commercial reasons.
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energy cycle


The means by which energy is cycled through the biosphere
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abated


Reduced by a degree or intensity, elimination of pollution.
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abiotic


Non-living thing. Usually refers to the physical and chemical components of an organism's environment. Also called inorganic
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abiotic factor


An environmental factor which is nonliving such as water, soil, temperature, sunlight
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absorption


The process of absorbing or of being absorbed -- to incorporate or take up -- to take in.
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acid rain


Rain (and snow, fog, dust particles, etc.) containing acids that form in the atmosphere when sulfur dioxides and nitrogen oxides from industrial emissions and automobile exhaust combine with water.
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acidic


Having the properties of an acid, or containing acid; having a pH below 7.0
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acute


Acute is a short, one time exposure while chronic is a continuous, low-level exposure.
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adapted


To be accustomed to the natural factors that are in a given area and to be able to survive these factors, being either positive or negative.
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