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anthropogenic

[¦an·thrə·pə¦jen·ik]
(ecology)
Referring to environmental alterations resulting from the presence or activities of humans.
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His areas of expertise include veterinary pathology (including whales and dolphin pathology) and pathogenesis of animal infectious diseases, and his research interests include infectious diseases and anthropogenic effects (e.
The creation of more reserves and the expanding of current ones can help to further protect marine animals from anthropogenic effects.
Globalization and population growth have produced an alarming increase in negative anthropogenic effects on the ecosystem, setting the stage for increased contact with microbes previously hidden within remote regions.
In the first place there is no doubt about anthropogenic effects on the environment, some of which can be identified clearly.
Keywords: anthropogenic effects, East-European Plain, migration, moose population density, soils, southern taiga, winter forage
sordidus is a territorial spawner and a benthic omnivore, making it ideal for monitoring anthropogenic effects on coral reefs.
At each step we compare anthropogenic effects with other factors and place them within the perspective of natural variability.