environment environment  /ɪn ˈvaɪ rən mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the totality of surrounding conditions
  2. (n) the area in which something exists or lives

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The nearly 19 million acre slice of untouched northeastern Alaska has been a symbol of the struggle between energy exploration and the environment since its creation in 1960.
  2. After decades of rapid economic growth, Asia's environment is at a tipping point.
  3. From the slopes of Mount Fuji to the shores of Aceh, these five eco-heroes are part of a new generation fighting to save the environmentoften in the face of extraordinary odds.

News

  1. A Weak Revenue Environment Is Not a Problem for These Banks

    A Weak Revenue Environment Is Not a Problem for These Banks        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. An interconnected environment and economy- Shark tourism in Palau

    An interconnected environment and economy- Shark tourism in Palau
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Scientific American via Yahoo! News

  3. Aspen Environment Forum called off for 2013

    The Aspen Institute’s Aspen Environment Forum, after a five-year run on Aspen’s intellectual events calendar, is on hiatus and will not be returning this summer. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Aspen Daily News

Quotes

  1. "Dealing with the oil spill on the surface is going to go on for a couple of months" once the well is plugged, Allen said. "Long-term issues of restoring the environment and the habitats ...... will be years."
    on Jun 7, 2010 By: Thad W Allen Source: Reuters

  2. "We practiced penalty kicks once, so nobody could say we weren't prepared," coach Gerardo Martino said. "But our executions weren't too good. You can't recreate the environment you'll face in a real game, with 40,000 fans."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Gerardo Martino Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I say we can't afford not to change how we produce and use energy - because the long-term costs to our economy, our national security, and our environment are far greater," he said.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: postzambia.com

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