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human environment interaction

civil engineering

a technology for altering the landscape

raw materials

a resource that must be changed to be useful

renewable resource

a resource that can be replaced

nonrenewable resource

a resource that cannot be replaced


the growth of machinery in industry


waste that harms the Earth


the richness of different kinds of things


natural surroundings

natural resource

resources that come from the Earth


a parent country establishes distant settlements in foreign land


The process of making a raw material into a finished product; especially in large quantities.


the removal of trees

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