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Boundary Water Treaty

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — History of the Americas.

A treaty that was signed in 1909 providing the principles and mechanisms to help resolve disputes and to prevent future ones relating to water quantity and water quality along the boundary...

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broadcasting

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — History.

The casting of seed by hand from a basket, alternately to the right and to the left, an ancient method of sowing which lasted in some districts into the 20th century.

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Bronze Age

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Environmental Science.

The prehistoric period during which bronze was the principal material used for tools and weapons. The transition from the Copper Age is difficult to fix, as is that to the Iron Age which...

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Colorado River

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Environmental Science.

Perhaps no major river system in the world was naturally more resistant to exploration than the Colorado and its tributaries. From the time of the arrival of Europeans in the ...

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command and control

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — Environmental Science.

The running of an armed force or other organization: a command-and-control bunker.

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croft

Overview page. Subjects: History — Environmental Science.

1 An enclosed piece of land by a dwelling.

2 In the Scottish Highlands and Islands, a smallholding centred on a cottage.

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drift net

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Maritime History.

A fishing net that can be several kilometres long and is suspended vertically from floats at a specific depth in the water. It is left to drift freely with the current to catch fish.

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The Emergence of Environment as a Security Imperative

Felix Dodds.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental History. 12774 words.

The emergence of environment as a security imperative is something that could have been avoided. Early indications showed that if governments did not pay attention to critical environmental...

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environmental racism

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — United States History.

Intentional or unintentional racial discrimination in environmental policy‐making, enforcement of regulations and laws, and targeting of communities for the disposal of toxic waste and...

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fowl

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Environmental Science.

A domesticated bird (such as a chicken) that is kept for its eggs or meat.

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