Environmental and Medical Issues - Key Words

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  • Environmental & Medical Issues
    • Environment
      • the surroundings in which plants and animals live and which they depend on to continue living
    • Conservation
      • protecting and preserving natural resources and the world
    • Creation
      • the act of creating the universe, or the universe which has been created
    • Stewardship
      • looking after something so that it can be passed on to the next generation
    • Natural Resources
      • naturally occurring materials, such as oil and fertile land, which can be used by humans
    • Organ Donation
      • Giving organs to be used in transplant surgery
    • Surrogacy
      • an arrangement whereby a woman bears a child on behalf of another woman
    • In-Vitro Fertilisation
      • The method of fertilising a human egg in a test tube
    • Infertility
      • Not being able to have children
    • Global Warming
      • The increase in temperature of the Earth's atmosphere (thought to be caused by the greenhouse effect)
    • Embryo
      • A fertilised egg in the first eight weeks after conception
    • Artificial Insemination
      • Injecting semen into the uterus by artificial means


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