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(chiefly of environmental pollution and pollutants) originating in human activity:‘anthropogenic emissions of sulphur dioxide’
- ‘While I would like to believe that there are pristine places on this planet where life has not been affected by anthropogenic activities, there are not.’
- ‘Global anthropogenic emissions of mercury are estimated to range between 2000 and 6000 metric tons per year.’
- ‘Thus a succession of closely connected environmental and anthropogenic events destroyed the bison.’
- ‘Lakes are also excellent settings for studying the responses of ecosystems to natural and anthropogenic environmental change on human timescales.’
- ‘Of course, there are many well-known cases where pollution is caused by anthropogenic emissions of chemicals.’
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