Natural environment

all living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth or some region thereof

The Natural environment means all living and non-living things occurring naturally. It does not include human activity. The universe is natural, but often the term "natural environment" only means nature on Earth.

Million of termites built this termite city. However, termites are not people, so this city is a natural environment.

Two aspects are usually included::

There is also the built environment, which is not natural. There, man has changed landscapes and natural environment to make cities and agricultural land.

Etymology change

Related pages change