Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Glossary of Environmental Terms. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Information Collection and Exchange Div. ICE-R Sep 84 p. This guide is designed to help avoid some of these problems.
Common, local names for a variety of terms have been omitted because of the large number of Latin American dialects. The 4, terms listed appear in two glossaries; one is in Engiish-Spanish and the other is Spanish-English.
It is hoped that glossaries such as this will help to alleviate instructional problems in the field for Peace Corps volunteers and others in Latin America as they teach environmental concepts to those who need the knowledge. Training guides, curricula, lesson plans, project reports, itanuals and other Peace Coips-generated materials developed in the field are collected and reviewed. SoTE are reprijited "as is"; others provide' a jsource of field based iivformation for the production of manuals or for re- search in particular program areas.
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Although pride prevents me from telling you of all the embarrassing things I said before I learned there were such things as false cognates, I have no such problem with reciting the embarrassments of others.
I have no idea what this says about the comparative behavior and culture of North Americans and Latin Americans although it would make an interesting study. Ave ganso reproduccion asexual de las plantas I do know is that what they said, and what they wanted to say, were not the same. I'll not tell you what they said, nor what they meant to say, but if you look up the words pollution and polucion in this glossary you can get an idea.
I hope it is not the last time you use this glossary.
However, as you use it there are some things you should know: This is particularly so in common names. Common names are often called local names for a reason— they are peculiarly local and the vast majority were missed.
Space has been left for you to fill in those that are missing from your area. I would appreciate your telling me of these additions so that I can put them in my copy also.