Philosophy and Ethics

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Pollution
The contamination/degradation of the environment
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Greenhouse effect
The trapping of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which is thought to increase the temperature of the Earth
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Global Warming
Heat from the sun causing the greenhouse effect as the sun's heat cannot escape from the Earth
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Acid Rain
Such pollutants a coal smoke which makes rain more acidic
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Eutrophication
The poisoning of rivers through toxic waste form factories, farms etc
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Natural resources
Naturally occurring materials such as oil and fertile land which can be used by humans
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Non-renewable resources
Earth's resources that WILL run out e.g. oil, gas, coal, steel etc and they cannot be replaced
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Renewable resources
Earth's reseouces that can constantly be replaced e.g. solar power, wind farms, Hydro-electric power
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Creation
The act of creating the universe - religious people believe God is the creator
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Stewardship
Humans duty to look after the earth so it can be passed on to future generations
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Conservation
Protecting and preerving natural resources and the environment
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Artificial insemination
Injecting ***** into the uterus by artificial means to make a woman pregnant
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IVF
The method of fertilizing a human egg in a test tube to create an embryo to grow in a woman's womb
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Embryo
An egg fertilized by sperm that becomes a foetus after 8 weeks from conception
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Infertile
Not able to have childre because of infertility
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Surrogacy
A women who carries a baby for another woman who is unable to have her own and gives the baby to her
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Transplants
Organs taken from one person to give to another to save their lives e.g. heart, lungs and kidney
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Greenhouse effect

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The trapping of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which is thought to increase the temperature of the Earth

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Global Warming

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Acid Rain

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Eutrophication

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