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The study of the energy changes involved in physical and chemical reactions and in overall systems.


The study of energy, esp. in relation to human use of energy in the form of food and the expenditure of energy in work or athletic exercise.
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New opportunities for environmental health protection and promotion are outlined based on the three converging themes: integrated approaches to research and policy, methodological acknowledgment of the synergies between the social and biophysical environments, and incorporation of core ecosystem principles into research and practice.
In this paper, we will be seeking views on proposals for change to the governance and organisational and statutory delivery of natural resource management in Wales, based on ecosystem principles.
Many of the Navy's conservation successes stem from using ecosystem principles as the foundation of its Integrated Natural Resources Management Plans (INRMPs).

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