watery world

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Aquifer
an underground store of water, formed when water-bearing (permeable) rocks lie on top of impermeable rocks
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Deforestation
the chopping down and removal of trees to clear an area of forest
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Ecosystem
a community of plants and animals that interact with each other and their physical environment
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Groundwater
water contained beneath the surface, as a reserve
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Hydrological cycle
the global stores of water and linking processes that connect them
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Hydroelectric power
the use of fast flowing water to turn turbines which produce electricity
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Impermeable
the use of fast flowing water to turn turbines which produce electricity   Hydroelectric power   not allowing water to pass through
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Infiltration
the process whereby water soaks into the soil and rock
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Intermediate technology
a technology that the local community is able to use relatively easily and without much cost
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Joints
 Options MOTION Flip Flow  AUDIO On Off Advanced START WITH Term Both Sides Definition   10 of 25 a technology that the local community is able to use relatively easily and without much cost   Intermediate technology   lines of weakness in
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Over abstraction
 Options MOTION Flip Flow  AUDIO On Off Advanced START WITH Term Both Sides Definition   11 of 25 lines of weakness in a rock that water can pass along   Joints   when water is being used more quickly that its being replaced
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Permeable
allowing water to pass through
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Pollution
 Options MOTION Flip Flow  AUDIO On Off Advanced START WITH Term Both Sides Definition   13 of 25 allowing water to pass through   Permeable   the presence of chemicals, noise, dirt or other substances which have harmful or poisonous effect
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Pores
 Options MOTION Flip Flow  AUDIO On Off Advanced START WITH Term Both Sides Definition   14 of 25 the presence of chemicals, noise, dirt or other substances which have harmful or poisonous effects on an environment   Pollution   small air s
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Precipitation
when moisture falls from the atmosphere - as rain, hail sleet or snow
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the chopping down and removal of trees to clear an area of forest

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Deforestation

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a community of plants and animals that interact with each other and their physical environment

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water contained beneath the surface, as a reserve

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the global stores of water and linking processes that connect them

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