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environmental

in vahy ruhn men tuhl

  • a  of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    environmental factors
  • a  concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    environmental pollution

  • Decades of ruinous environmental policies have turned the delicate grasslands of central China into desert.
  • Teresa Heinz, chairwoman of the Heinz Family Foundation, highlighted environmental issues by giving all 10 Heinz Awards of 2009 to environmental researchers and activists.
  • Senior officials in Beijing are now grumbling that the megaproject on the Yangtze is turning into an environmental nightmare.
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  • Barack Obama in CNN (blog)
    It took him five paragraphs to say the serious words we have all known for weeks, but he needed to say: "This oil spill is the worst environmental disaster America has ever faced."
  • David Cameron in BusinessWeek
    The prime minister said during that call he was "frustrated and concerned about the environmental damage caused by the leak but made clear his view that BP is an economically important company in the UK, US and other countries," Cameron's office...
  • Tony Hayward in Washington Post
    We are doing everything we can to do the right thing,said Hayward, who said he had no intention of stepping down. "We are going to stop the leak, we're going to clean up the oil, we're going to remediate any environmental damage and we're...

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