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no longer active

no longer in existence

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the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation

complete annihilation

a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus

the act of extinguishing

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I have to write to express how appalled I am at the speed with which the world's governments can find billions of pounds to save a few badly run banks that got into trouble through their own greed, when those same governments continually refuse to prevent global Armageddon in the form of climate change, deforestation, animal extinction, famine .
While the problem of animal extinction is not new, many people have a hard time believing that that we could fined ourselves with empty forests, and conservationists have often projected the idea that indigenous people live in harmony with nature and therefore could not possibly participate in overhunting.
Roads would be gridlocked and the atmosphere would be saturated to the point of animal extinction with toxic filth and carbon monoxide.
Responding to a study showing that animal extinction is a major concern among children, Good Humor-Breyers, through its Popsicle brand, will donate $100,000 to World Wildlife Fund, and also sponsor a series of "fun and exciting" educational events for children throughout the summer as part of a "Help Save Endangered Animals" program.
Our global human overpopulation is responsible for hunger, poverty, water and energy scarcity, global warming, urban sprawl, animal extinction, high gas prices and more.
These drawbacks, however, lose much of their persuasive force when matched by the inevitability of animal extinction without them," he notes.
Buettner has conducted Quests investigating such mysteries as the decline of the Maya civilization in Central America, human origins and animal extinction in Africa, and the origins and extinction threats to the diverse indigenous species of the Galapagos Islands.
In an age of alarming animal extinction rates, it is indeed encouraging to discover the presence of new species.
This two-volume encyclopedia on animal extinction is part of a 17-volume set on the animal kingdom and is meant to complement the evolution volume published in 2011.
The science fiction theme is based on the premise that aliens have landed on Earth to warn humans of the dangers of pollution and animal extinction.