Planet Earth Keywords

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Creation
Everything that is believed to have been created by God/Allah. Some believe it was created ex nihilo and others ex materia
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Ayyam
In the Islamic creation story, days of creation.
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Creationism
The belief that creation was made in literal days and in its current state. Believed by some Christians and Muslims. Agzinst the theory of evolution.
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The day-age theory
The theory based on the Christian story of creation where each day represents an age of time.
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Awe
A feeling of respect due to something greater than yourself. Can be mixed with fear. Often used when looking at the extent of creation.
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Wonder
The curiosity and marvelling associated with the complexity and beauty of creation.
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Global warming
A gradual increase of the overall temperature of the Earth and the atmosphere due to pollutants that internally reflect heat back inside the atmosphere. Gases include carbon dioxide. Causes climate change.
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Sustainable development
The development of industry and domestic processes in a way that does not use up the Earth's limited resources.
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Radioactive nuclear waste
Waste material from nuclear power stations. Remains dangerously rafioactive for a long time and hard to store safely without polluting groundwater.
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Groundwater
The water leve, underground in rocks used for irrigation and household water supply.
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Refugee
Someone who is forced to leave their own country or settlement due to famine, war or other disasters. Puts pressure on receiving area for resources.
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Acid rain
Rainwater which has become slightly acidic due to pollutants in the atmospherd dissolving in it such as sulfur dioxide and nitrous oxides.
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Throw away society
Societies influenced by commercialism with overconsumption of short lived disposable items which produces large amounts of waste.
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Khalifa
The Islamic belief that we have been appointed stewards to look after God's creation and not change or harm it.
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In the Islamic creation story, days of creation.

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Ayyam

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The belief that creation was made in literal days and in its current state. Believed by some Christians and Muslims. Agzinst the theory of evolution.

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The theory based on the Christian story of creation where each day represents an age of time.

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A feeling of respect due to something greater than yourself. Can be mixed with fear. Often used when looking at the extent of creation.

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