Environmental and medical issues - RE

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What is Global Warming?
An increase in the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere
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What are Natural Resources?
Naturally occurring materials such as oil and fertile land that can be utilised by humans.
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Creation
The act of creating the universe, or the universe which has been created.
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Environment
The surroundings on which plants and animals live and on which they depend to continue living.
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Stewardship
Looking after something on behalf of another so that it can be passed back or on to the next generation of stewards.
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Conservation
Protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment.
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Artificial Insemination
Injecting semen into the uterus (womb) by artificial methods.
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Embryo
A fertilised egg in the first eight weeks after conception.
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Infertility
Not being able to have children.
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In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF)
The method of fertilising an egg in a test tube.
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Surrogacy
An arrangement where a woman bears a child for another woman.
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Organ Donation
Giving organs to be used in transplant surgery.
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What are Natural Resources?

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Naturally occurring materials such as oil and fertile land that can be utilised by humans.

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Creation

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Card 4

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Environment

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Stewardship

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