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  3. Philosophy - Wikipedia

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    Philosophy (from Greek: φιλοσοφία, philosophia, 'love of wisdom') [1] [2] is the systematized study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind, and language. [3] [4] [5] Such questions are often posed as problems [6] [7] to be studied or resolved.

  4. Environmental degradation - Wikipedia

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    One major component of environmental degradation is the depletion of the resource of fresh water on Earth. Approximately only 2.5% of all of the water on Earth is fresh water, with the rest being salt water. 69% of fresh water is frozen in ice caps located on Antarctica and Greenland, so only 30% of the 2.5% of fresh water is available for consumption.

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  6. Americas - Wikipedia

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    001 – World. 1990s CIA political map of the Americas in Lambert azimuthal equal-area projection. The Americas, which are sometimes collectively called America, [3] [4] [5] are a landmass comprising the totality of North and South America. [6] [7] [8] The Americas make up most of the land in Earth 's Western Hemisphere and comprise the New World.

  7. Mairead Maguire - Wikipedia

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    Mairead Maguire (born 27 January 1944), also known as Mairead Corrigan Maguire and formerly as Mairéad Corrigan, is a peace activist from Northern Ireland.She co-founded, with Betty Williams and Ciaran McKeown, the Women for Peace, which later became the Community for Peace People, an organization dedicated to encouraging a peaceful resolution of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

  8. Women in the American Revolution - Wikipedia

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    Women in the American Revolution. Elizabeth Theus 1742–1797, age 23, first child of Theus and Elizabeth Shaumloffel wearing a musket & powder horn crown and colonial militia outfit, ready to fight for freedom. Women in the American Revolution played various roles depending on their social status (in which race was a factor) and their ...

  9. Earth Day - Wikipedia

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    Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay.org (formerly Earth Day Network) including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries.