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The position of an organism or group of organisms within an ecosystem or the conditions making possible a habitat
A vehicle that uses two or more distinct power sources to move the vehicle
An ethic of resource use, allocation, exploitation, and protection. Its primary focus is upon maintaining the health of the natural world: its forests, fisheries, habitats, and biological diversity. Secondary focus is on materials conservation and energy
The collection of people, or organisms of a particular species, living in a geographic area
An animal or plant species under a serious, but perhaps not imminent, threat of extinction
An allotrope of oxygen that is much less stable than the diatomic O2. Ground-level ozone is an air pollutant with harmful effects on the respiratory systems of animals. The ozone layer in the upper atmosphere filters potentially damaging ultraviolet light
A community of organisms (plant, animal and other living organisms) together with their environment (or biotope), functioning as a unit
A species whose population is so small that it is in danger of becoming extinct
An abandoned or underused industrial or commercial facility available for re-use
A part of the atmosphere that behaves in a coherent way with respect to the dispersion of emissions
A social group of organisms sharing an environment, normally with shared interests
An electrochemical conversion device. It produces electricity from fuel (on the anode side) and an oxidant (on the cathode side), which react in the presence of an electrolyte
An activity that reduces the amount of pollution generated by a process, whether it is consumer consumption, driving, or industrial production
An interaction between two organisms living together in more or less intimate association or even the merging of two dissimilar organisms
That part of a planet's terrestrial system— including air, land and water— in which life develops, and which life processes in turn transform
The region drained into a river, river system or other body of water
the disappearance of a species or group of species
Pollutants that enter our water system from runoff that cannot be traced to a single identifiable point or source
The place where a particular organism usually lives or grows