Associations to the word «Environmental»


ENVIRONMENTAL, adjective. Pertaining to one's environment.
ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT, noun. (business) (ecology) A set of evaluations conducted to measure the compliance of a legal entity with the environmental legislation and provide its management with recommendations on improving the environmental indicators.
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS, noun. (ethics) The branch of ethics that examines questions of moral right and wrong relating to the management, protection, or endangerment of the natural environment.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, noun. The practice of protecting the natural environment by individuals, organizations and governments.
ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM, noun. The placement of low-income or minority communities in the proximity of environmentally hazardous or degraded environments, such as toxic waste, pollution and urban decay.
ENVIRONMENTAL REFUGEE, noun. Somebody who flees a country due to environmental issues, rather than political, religious or economic ones.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, noun. The integrated study of factors that influence the environment and environmental systems, especially the interaction of the physical, chemical, and biological components of the environment
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST, noun. A scientist whose speciality is environmental science.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTISTS, noun. Plural of environmental scientist

Dictionary definition

ENVIRONMENTAL, adjective. Of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings; "environmental factors".
ENVIRONMENTAL, adjective. Concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment; "environmental pollution".

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