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Synonyms for anthropogenic

of or relating to the study of the origins and development of human beings

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The results thus suggest that the extreme drought was likely an outcome of anthropogenic effect that has increased the occurrence of extreme warm spring temperatures and natural climate variability that caused the persistent upper ridge.
But in an era of ubiquitous anthropogenic effects that influence every landscape, can we perpetuate real wildness anywhere?
The vulnerability of all Caribbean ecosystems to unwanted anthropogenic effects is now higher than ever and requires judicious conservation measures to assure that the Caribbean continues to function as one of the world's premiere hotspots of biodiversity.
The disproportionate scientific weighting attributed to the anthropogenic warming interpretation, and the general public perception of its validity, could be a serious problem for society, as the human-caused global warming belief is diverting our attention from other, more serious anthropogenic effects such as pollution and depletion of our water resources, contamination of our food and living space from chemicals, and diminishing conventional energy resources.
The observation for the river sample is traceable to various anthropogenic effects [10].
However, the various anthropogenic effects like influx of raw sewage, faecal matter, agricultural run off, third pollution etc finds way in appreciable quantities regularly into the river and may eventually cause the change in the present tropic condition of the ecosystem making it unfit for biota especially the fish.
Chemistry teachers in Holland and Zeeland Michigan spent three summers studying the environmental anthropogenic effects on watersheds, and distilled the results into laboratory sessions for a high school experiment-based environmental science curriculum.
Possible explanations for how and why the disease starts are, among others, pollutants (11), the high intensive chronic anthropogenic effects in the Strait of Gibraltar area, a DMV entering a naive pilot whale population, or a progressive decreasing of humoral immunity against the virus in these populations (12).
Other anthropogenic effects such as commercial whaling, ship strikes, fishing, chemical pollution and the destruction of habitat are contributing to the decline of marine mammal populations.