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Environment

Texas emits far more greenhouse gases than any other state, with Port Arthur having some of the dirtiest air in the United States. In 2010, there were 2,553 "emission events" which poured 44.6 million pounds of contaminants in the Texas sky.

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Washoe (chimpanzee) - ASL Instruction and Usage - Teaching Method
... Washoe was raised in an environment as close as possible to that of a human child, in an attempt to satisfy her psychological need for companionship ... on the assumption that this would create a less confusing learning environment for Washoe ... Instead, they set up a conversational environment that evoked communication, without the use of rewards for specific actions ...
Environmental Health
... is a branch of public health concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that may affect human health ... human health whereas environmental science is concerned with the environment as it affects ecosystems ... It is targeted towards preventing disease and creating health-supportive environments ...
Department Of Environment And Conservation (Western Australia)
... The Department of Environment and Conservation is a department of the Government of Western Australia that is responsible for implementing the state's conservation and ... It was formed on 1 July 2006 by the amalgamation of the Department of Environment and the Department of Conservation and Land Management (CALM) ...

Famous quotes containing the word environment:

    Today the young actors regard their environment with rage and disgust. They regard their Master not as disciples regard their Master, but as slaves regard their Master.
    Judith Malina (b. 1926)

    Autonomy means women defining themselves and the values by which they will live, and beginning to think of institutional arrangements which will order their environment in line with their needs.... Autonomy means moving out from a world in which one is born to marginality, to a past without meaning, and a future determined by others—into a world in which one acts and chooses, aware of a meaningful past and free to shape one’s future.
    Gerda Lerner (b. 1920)

    A positive learning climate in a school for young children is a composite of many things. It is an attitude that respects children. It is a place where children receive guidance and encouragement from the responsible adults around them. It is an environment where children can experiment and try out new ideas without fear of failure. It is an atmosphere that builds children’s self-confidence so they dare to take risks. It is an environment that nurtures a love of learning.
    Carol B. Hillman (20th century)