The Environmental Glossary. Letter H +++ 'Heating Penalty', 'Herd', 'human'
A habitat is
- the natural home of an animal or plant;
- the sum of the Environmental conditions that determine the existence of a Community in a specific place.
Habitat Encroachment is term used to describe the way natural habitats are destroyed as human development of new areas continues to grow and expand, or pollution damages the environment
habitat indicator (Deleted term 1992. See is abiotic condition indicator.)
carbon, sometimes hydrogen, and either chlorine, fluorine bromine or iodine.
Compounds, also known as bromofluorocarbons, that contain bromine, fluorine, and carbon.
Mating is an individual female that is ready to be bred is exposed to an individual Boar in a small Pen for a few minutes, under the supervision of the producer.
Milking is the manual milking of an animal as opposed to the use of mechanical milking devices.
The hardness is the water-quality indication of the Concentration of Alkaline salts in water, mainly calcium and magnesium. If the water you use is "hard" then
surface method of fishing that requires considerable effort in locating and chasing individual fish. Harpoons are hand-held or fired from a harpoon gun and aimed at
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