The following is a list of words related to our site and environmentalism. They have been defined to further enhance the learning opportunity of this web site.
CARNIVORE: animal that eats other animals
ENDANGERED: any animal or plant listed by regulation as being in danger of extinction
ENDEMIC: restricted to or native to a particular area or region
FERAL: wild; not domesticated or cultivated
FLEDGES: acquires the feathers necessary for flight
HERBIVORE: animal that eats plants
OMNIVORE: animal that eats plants and animals
INVERTEBRATE: lacking a spinal cord
THREATENED: any animal or plant that is likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future
RIPARIAN: located on the banks of a natural watercourse
VERTEBRATE: having a spinal cord
RARE: not frequently encountered, scarce, uncommon, unusual
For people who are new to computers and/or the Internet, we have provided a link to a glossary of computer terms.
ILC Glossary of Internet Terms
Glossary of Computer and Network Terms