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antediluvian

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — Environmental Science.

The period before the Biblical flood (described in Genesis, Chapter 7).

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ash

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Religion.

1 The mineral content of a product that remains after complete combustion, which consists mainly of minerals in oxidized form. See also fly ash.

2 Volcani...

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Chipko Movement

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Religion.

A local environmental movement that began in India in the early 1980s, when a group of village women engaged in direct action to save the forest on which their livelihoods depended by...

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EarthFirst!

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Environmental Science.

A radical activist movement within the broader environmental movement, based on local or regional groups who take direct action to try to prevent activities (such as highway construction or...

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east

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Environmental Science.

One of the points of the compass, the direction of sunrise, and in combination with the other three points (Ps. 107: 3) there is an expression of totality.

The east is associated...

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ecofascism

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Religion.

The insistence by some extreme environmentalists that everyone should adopt environment‐friendly lifestyles, irrespective of their personal wishes, preferences, or needs.

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glen

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Religion.

[OIr. glenn; ModIr. gleann; ScG gleann, glenn, valley].

Celtic loanword, prefix of dozens of place-names in Ireland and Scotland; cf. the Welsh GLYN.

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loch

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Religion.

Scottish word for a freshwaterlake, or a long narrow inlet of the sea.

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Mother Earth

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Environmental Science.

A general term that is widely used to refer to the Earth as our home planet, particularly by those who view it in a spiritual way.

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mountains

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Biblical Studies.

A high area of land that rises steeply above its surroundings, usually has a sharply pointed top, and is larger than a hill.

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