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Biocentric preservation

Biocentric preservation is a term used to describe the philosophy that emphasizes the fundamental right of living organisms to exist and to pursue their own goods.


Biopiracy is a term used to describe using the knowledge of the native people in developing countries to discover compounds for use in developed countries.


To Boycott (derived from a campaign of ostracism on Captain Boycott) is a term used to describe abstain from or act together, or abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with as an expression of protest or disfavour as a means of coercion.

Breaking tenacity

Breaking tenacity is the term used to describe the tensile stress at rupture of a fibre, yarn, cord, or filament, expressed as the following: Newton per Denier or Tex measured in gram or force.

Business as usual

Business, as usual, is a term used in the scenario for future world patterns of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions which assumes that there will be no significant changes in attitudes and priorities.