umwelt


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umwelt

(ˈʊmvɛlt)
n
(Psychology) the environmental factors, collectively, that are capable of affecting the behaviour of an animal or individual
[C20: from German Umwelt environment]
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The notion of a bubble here is a useful one: central to the work of Jakob von UexkE-ll, an Estonian-born biologist and one of the fathers of biosemiotics, is the concept of the umwelt -- or 'surrounding-world' -- the 'soap-bubble' that each creature creates for itself and which constitutes their experiential world.
Heraklion, Crete, Greece, July 08, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Cactus Royal Spa & Resort in Stalis of Heraklion Crete is very happy to announce that they received the TUI Environmental Champion Award "TUI Umwelt Champion" for 2016.
Eight different Marin pieces have been presented over the course of the festival, and the final two, retour sur Umwelt and Cendrillon, exemplify the artist's oeuvre.
* SWITZERLAND: Clariant is the only chemical industry partner present at the Umwelt Arena (Environment Arena), the first Swiss competence center for environmental technology, which is now open in Spreitenbach.
Release date- 19072011 - Vancouver, BC - Sabina Gold & Silver Corp is pleased to announce additional assay results from holes drilled as part of the 2011 exploration program on its Umwelt and Llama deposits at the Goose property and new results from exploration drilling on the George property at its 100% owned Back River Project in Nunavut, Canada.
Although scientists drive Yoon's story, the main character is an "umwelt." You would be forgiven for thinking that an umwelt was a small bird indigenous to central Europe--the word, though, is ordinarily translated from German as "environment" or "setting," Yoon's definition is more nuanced.
The Financial Times Deutschland has reported that German energy group RWE is to sell its remaining 30% stake in its waste-disposal subsidiary RWE Umwelt this summer thereby completing its move to its core business.
Das Universitatsgesetz von 2002 halt in Paragraf 1 die Verantwortung der Universitaten gegenuber Gesellschaft und Umwelt fest: "Die Universitaten sind berufen, der wissenschaftlichen Forschung und Lehre, der Entwicklung und der Erschliessung der Kunste sowie der Lehre der Kunst zu dienen und (...) verantwortlich zur Losung der Probleme des Menschen sowie zur gedeihlichen Entwicklung der Gesellschaft und der naturlichen Umwelt beizutragen".
Finnish mineral and metal processing group Outotec (HEL:OTE1V) said it had acquired the phosphorus recycling technology business of Austrian ASH DEC Umwelt, which operates manufacturing plants to recycle nutrients and metals from incineration residues.