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A philosophy that claims moral values and rights for both organisms and ecological systems and processes.

A pluralistic, nonhierarchical, relationship-oriented philosophy that suggests how humans could reconceive themselves and their relationships to nature in nondominating ways as an alternative to patriarchal systems of domination.

Justice in the social order and integrity in the natural order.

A gradual process of environmental modification by organisms.

Scientist concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their environment.

Branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms
and their environment.

An interconnected and symbiotic grouping of
animals, plants, fungi, and microorganisms.

Direct action (guerrilla warfare) or sabotage in defense of nature, see also monkey wrenching.

A combination of adventure travel, cultural exploration, and nature appreciation in wild settings.

Regulations for restricting the amounts of air pollutants that can be released from specific point sources.

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Emission Standards Reference Guide

Limit on the amount of greenhouse gases that a company or country can legally emit.

Species in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant part of its range.

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Endangered Species in Florida

Protecting Species

A state in which species are restricted to a single region.

 An analysis, required by provisions in the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970, of the effects of any major program a federal agency plans to undertake.

In the environmental sense, the planned dispersement of toxic or waste
facilities in regions throughout the socioeconomic strata.

A bay or inlet, often at the mouth of a river, in which large quantities
of freshwater and seawater mix together. These unique habitats are necessary
nursery grounds for many marine fishes and shellfishes.

Large and biologically diverse wetland ecosystem in South Florida.

Expenses, monetary or otherwise, borne by someone other than the individuals or groups who use a resource.

Taking the planet’s resources (wood, minerals, coal, fossil fuels, water, plants,
animals, and soil) out of the Earth and starting their journey through the
materials economy.

Especially severe or unseasonal weather conditions such as flooding,
tornado, heat wave, and tropical cyclones, etc.