Welcome to the Database for the Environment! This comprehensive glossary aims to provide you with concise and informative articles on various topics related to the environment. Whether you're a student, researcher, or simply interested in learning more about the natural world, this lexicon is designed to be your go-to guide.
In this lexicon, you will find articles covering a wide range of environmental issues, including climate change, biodiversity, renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, and waste management, among others. Each article is written in a clear and accessible manner, providing key insights and up-to-date information on the topic at hand.
We believe that understanding the environment and the challenges it faces is crucial in shaping a sustainable future. By exploring the articles in this lexicon, you will gain valuable knowledge about pressing environmental concerns, as well as potential solutions and actions that can be taken to mitigate them.
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Please note that the subsequent articles in the lexicon will cover a variety of topics chosen randomly to provide a diverse range of environmental subjects.
A FIFRA is Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act is the law which generally controls Pesticide sale and use.
A polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is a class of chemicals that were manufactured for industrial purposes as coolants and lubricants for electrical equipment until they were phased out in 1977. These highly persistent chemicals can still be found in older electrical equipment and in industrial waste sites.
Deutsch: U.S. Geological Survey / Español: Servicio Geológico de los Estados Unidos / Português: Serviço Geológico dos Estados Unidos / Français: Service Géologique des États-Unis / Italiano: Servizio Geologico degli Stati Uniti
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is a scientific agency of the United States government. It is dedicated to the study of the natural resources and the natural hazards that threaten the country. In the environmental context, the USGS plays a critical role in researching and providing data on various aspects of the Earth's surface, natural resources, and ecosystems. It conducts comprehensive studies on water, biological, energy, and mineral resources, and assesses the health and stability of our environments and ecosystems. The agency's work includes monitoring changes in the landscape, studying the impact of climate change, and providing essential data for the management and conservation of natural resources.