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  • An important term within some Indigenous cultures and some Indigenous people, meaning a person with both a feminine and a masculine spirit living in the same body. This is often used to describe sexual orientation, gender identity and/or spiritual identity.
  • A person who does not identify with any gender, or identifies as being genderless. Their gender identity may live outside of the gender binary. Agender people may or may not identify as transgender (trans).
  • Some, including Maslow in his later years, believe that altruism should be added as a sixth level in the pyramid of needs. Altruism is the state of being selfless. It is now time to go beyond oneself and give back, to help others without any attached agenda.
  • A person whose gender expression (e.g. clothing, hairstyle, etc.) does not fall into the gender binary, or falls somewhere in between masculine and feminine.
  • The term apartment is used to describe a dwelling within a building and therefore includes condominiums.
  • A person who doesn’t experience or rarely experiences physical attraction to other people, but may be emotionally attracted to others.
  • Biodiversity is the biological variety and variability of life on Earth. It is a measure of variation at the genetic, species, and ecosystem level. A decrease in biodiversity can be simplified into the notion of the disappearance of species. Biodiversity used to be called species diversity.
  • A person who is physically and emotionally attracted to people of their own and other genders and who identifies as bisexual (bi). Some people may prefer bi+ to honour their sexual and emotional attraction to more than one gender.
  • Defined for the Census as a snow storm that caused the roads where you live to be blocked by snow for six hours or more.
  • A mobile phone, cellular phone, cell phone, cellphone, smartphone, handphone, or hand phone, sometimes shortened to simply mobile, cell or just phone, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area. Examples are the Apple iPhone, a Google Pixel or a Samsung Galaxy.
  • A person whose gender identity and gender expression match the sex they were assigned at birth.
  • A community center usually includes one or more rooms that can be used by the community for special events. In some places, it might include classrooms for special courses, or maybe a games room for all ages to come and spend some time. Community centers such as these are mostly found in small to medium size communities.
  • Refers to an institution offering education after a high school diploma is obtained, often as an alternative to university. In many countries, these are two year courses that provide technical training in addition to academic programs.
  • A company car belongs to the employer whether that be a company, non-profit or even government. It is a car that you drive but that someone else owns and makes available without cost to you.
  • One is a consultant when working for and being paid by a client (either in the private or public sector) without having the status of 'employee' or 'staff'.
  • Cost of food is the cost of basic store-purchased necessities that you, your family, or your dwelling, purchase on a regular basis. Cost of food does not refer to food purchased in restaurants or other eateries.
  • Unless otherwise specified, this is your country of residence not your country of birth or citizenship – it is the country in which you currently live.
  • Today and the past few days (usually less than 30).
  • Throughout the Census we occasionally ask questions of a medical or personal nature. Your answers remain 100% confidential but we understand that some would prefer not to answer these questions. Therefore, if you are not answering because of privacy concerns, please select 'decline to answer'.
  • A person who experiences sexual attraction typically only after developing a deep and emotional connection with someone.
  • A digital (or virtual) currency is a digital representation of value only available in electronic form. It is stored and transacted through designated software, mobile, or computer applications. Transactions involving virtual currencies occur through secure, dedicated networks or over the Internet. A subset of digital currencies are cryptocurrencies. A defining feature of cryptocurrencies is that they are generally not issued by any central authority, rendering them theoretically immune to government interference or manipulation. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency.
  • In the Census, when we use the term 'doctor' we include any licensed medical professional that provides your community with medical services up to, but not including, surgery. This therefore may include: nurse practitioners that are authorized to diagnose and possibly write prescriptions, dispensary technicians who can also diagnose or deliver prescription medications, traditional medicine providers, as long as they are recognized by the state or tribe as medical professionals.
  • Drinking water is usually delivered by city pipes, but may sometimes be well water, truck-delivered water, or rain water. It does not include bottled spring or purified water that comes from a distant region.
  • Defined for the Census as a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, sometimes accompanied by excessive heat, that led to officially mandated water restrictions lasting 72 hours or more.
  • This is where you live. Some would call it your 'home' whether it be a house, an apartment or a temporary shelter and whether you own, rent or live there for free.
  • Usually, but not always, a cigarette-shaped device containing a nicotine-based liquid that is vaporized and inhaled; also known as vaping.
  • The group is described as “a community of creative activists with a great track record and cutting edge worldview.” The Institute nourishes ambitious fledgling projects, giving them fuel to thrive and potentially become independent nonprofits. Supported projects include the Rainforest Action Network and Salmon Protection and Watershed Network.
  • Earthjustice is clear about its reason for being: “Because the earth needs a good lawyer”. Earthjustice has become an independent crusade focusing on high-impact, precedent-setting battles.
  • The ESGP is a network of around 300 active and 2,300 indirectly involved academics from around the world. The goal of the ESGP is to publish research on the science concerning the difficulties of regulating global environmental change. By doing this, researchers hope to better understand the roles and responsibilities of governments, institutions, and organizations in issues of global commons and pollution.
  • Includes earthquakes that were designated above 5.0 on the Richter scale at the source or caused some minor, or greater, damage to buildings where you live.
  • Whenever the term 'education' is used to describe a 'level' of study throughout the census or questionnaires, it refers to a level of education that you have completed. If you are in your third year of university, you would select high school or community college as your choice. When the term education is used as a field, it refers to being a teacher or professor, not a student.
  • In some countries, elementary school refers to middle school or even primary school. It refers to the body of study that comes before high school (or secondary studies).
  • You are corporate staff if you are paid regular wages by a company for your work output, unless there is another choice in the list, e.g. 'media professional' or 'construction worker' in which case you are likely still corporate staff but should nonetheless choose those e.g. 'media professional' or 'construction worker' instead.
  • A major problem with renewable energy is our ability to store large quantities of energy. This applies to industrial scale energy, but also personal or portable. Energy storage capacity is our ability to store large amounts of energy, usually electricity, until needed.
  • Epidemiology is the gathering and analysis of the data, the who-when-where patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations. It shapes policy decisions by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare.
  • The ESGP is a network of around 300 active and 2,300 indirectly involved academics from around the world. The goal of the ESGP is to publish research on the science concerning the difficulties of regulating global environmental change. By doing this, researchers hope to better understand the roles and responsibilities of governments, institutions, and organizations in issues of global commons and pollution.
  • When humans meet their need for social belonging and acceptance, they focus on themselves and their self-esteem. They seek to satisfy their ego and be valued. At first, individuals seek to achieve status, respect and recognition from others. Later, they seek these things from themselves.
  • Defined for the Census as a period lasting at least five consecutive days where the low temperature at night was below minus-18-degrees Celsius or zero-degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Defined for the Census as a period lasting at least five consecutive days where the high temperature of the day exceeded 40-degrees Celsius or 104-degrees Fahrenheit.
  • A device that alerts or calls an emergency number when someone wearing the device falls. Some smart watches now include a fall detection function. They are worn both around the neck like a necklace or on one's wrist like a watch.
  • Usually every month, individuals, families, or businesses must meet certain financial obligations including, but not limited to, paying taxes, rent, mortgage, utility bills, or salaries. The Census considers 'financial obligations' as the ability to pay all of these 'on time' or 'when due'.
  • This refers to your overall financial situation, not just your wages. If you are not working but own a palatial home, your financial situation is 'well above most.'
  • The Census defines a flood as one in which water entered and remained on the the ground floor of your dwelling (house or building) for at least one hour.
  • Precipitation that covered the roads with a thin layer of ice that caused the roads where you live to remain extremely dangerous to traffic for one hour or more.
  • Friends of the Earth describes itself as a “bold and fearless voice for justice and the planet”. Recent campaigns have targeted bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides, “dirty” tar sands oil extraction, and the environmental devastation of palm oil production. Those who oppose widespread adoption of nanotechnology, genetically engineered foods, and human gene patenting will appreciate FOE’s clear stance and advocacy.
  • The future is considered a time beyond five years and potentially lasting well into the future of one's own life or even the planet.
  • A video game console is an electronic device that outputs a video signal or image to display a video game that can be played with a game controller. These may be home consoles which are generally placed in a permanent location connected to a television or other display device and controlled with a separate game controller, or handheld consoles that include their own display unit and controller functions built into the unit and can be played anywhere. The Sony Playstation or the Microsoft Xbox are examples.
  • A man who is physically and emotionally attracted to other men and who identifies as gay. Gay is also used as a broad term to describe people attracted to someone of the same gender.
  • The GEF was established in 1991 as a collaboration among 183 nations, civil organizations, private businesses, and international institutes. This organization finances projects concerning climate change, land degradation, international water, biodiversity, and the ozone layer. Currently, it is the largest public funder of these types of projects in the world. Their funds have contributed to 3,690 projects in 165 countries.
  • A person whose gender identity and gender expression are not static, and can shift with time and/or circumstance.
  • A a person who identifies as neither, both or a mix of man and woman. Individuals who identify as genderqueer may or may not also identify as trans.
  • The GEF was established in 1991 as a collaboration among 183 nations, civil organizations, private businesses, and international institutes. This organization finances projects concerning climate change, land degradation, international water, biodiversity, and the ozone layer. Currently, it is the largest public funder of these types of projects in the world. Their funds have contributed to 3,690 projects in 165 countries.
  • Humans generated 2.01 billion tons of solid waste in 2016 and by 2050 that could rise to 3.4 billion tons, according to the World Bank. About 12% of all municipal waste in 2016 was plastic ⁠(242 million tons). Most rubbish ends up in landfill both nearby and as transboundary waste in countries far away.
  • By 'government' we may – depending on the question – mean local, regional or national/federal government. In all cases, we mean the government that currently controls the city, region or country's resources.
  • A masters, doctoral, law, medical or other degree obtained after a bachelor’s degree
  • A person who may identify strongly with asexuality, but doesn’t feel like it’s the correct word for them. This may include feeling sexual attraction infrequently and/or with no desire to act on it, confusing or ambiguous feelings of sexual attraction or not feeling connected to the concept of sexual attraction.
  • The term 'high school' is in some countries referred to as secondary education. In the USA, it is grades 9 through 12. In the UK it begins earlier with First Form whereas in France it is later. Known as the 'lycée' it only includes the last three years of secondary study. Simply put, for the Census, high school refers to the schooling prior to attending university.
  • These include home blood pressure, glucose. blood oxygen, and other similar monitors that one keeps at home to better monitor one's health.
  • Includes both international and national conflicts that involve two or more formal military forces or armed combatants. This may include a large-scale internal conflict where the national military are called out to fight an internal insurrection. For the Census, 'hostilities' does not refer to one-time protests. For the protests to be considered hostilities, they would have to be a part of an ongoing armed conflict.
  • The term includes individual homes, townhouses that are joined by a wall, or a duplex home split into two floors. Anything beyond these definitions would be considered an apartment or other form of dwelling. Note that houses range in size from modern tiny houses to the larger palatial homes.
  • A room in a student residence is considered an individual room; so too is a room rented within someone's house or apartment, a room in a military barracks, retirement home, or religious residence, or a room in an apartment shared with roommates.
  • Refers to both machines that are used in manufacturing such as a robot on an assembly line, and automation used in a retail environment such as a bank ATM (automated teller machine) versus a human bank teller.
  • For the Census, this refers to a major wave of insects, usually but not always in flight, that either caused people to become sick, destructively took over crops in a significant way, or hurt live stock and other animals. Insect invasion, for the Census, does not refer to a dwelling's localized insect infestation such as moths or termites.
  • Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which people have trouble sleeping. They may have difficulty falling asleep, or staying asleep as long as desired.
  • The IPCC works under the UN as a scientific organization. It was established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme. Its purpose is to offer the world an unbiased, scientific assessment of climate change and its effects. In 2007 the IPCC and US VP Al Gore received the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Includes all migrants, regardless of status or means of arrival into the country. Thus, for the Census, international migrants include legal migrants, refugees, or undocumented migrants.
  • IUCN, established in 1948, is comprised of over 1,200 government and non-government members. Its mission is to promote nature conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources around the globe. This organization is responsible for publishing the IUCN Red List which categorizes biological species by their conservation status.
  • The IPCC works under the UN as a scientific organization. It was established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme. Its purpose is to offer the world an unbiased, scientific assessment of climate change and its effects. In 2007 the IPCC and US VP Al Gore received the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • IUCN, established in 1948, is comprised of over 1,200 government and non-government members. Its mission is to promote nature conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources around the globe. This organization is responsible for publishing the IUCN Red List which categorizes biological species by their conservation status.
  • Also known as 'K' through '12'. Used mostly in the U.S.A., it refers to the complete schooling cycle from kindergarten through to the last year of high school. In some countries that may mean 11th or 13th grade instead of the 12th. In other countries, there are no numbers, such as the last year of schooling in France. Simply, K-12 refers to kindergarten, primary, elementary, (junior high or middle school), and high school.
  • A woman who is physically and emotionally attracted to other women and who identifies as lesbian
  • Some vaccinations like measles shots are good for life, chickenpox immunizations protect for 10 to 20 years, and tetanus jabs last a decade or more. For the purposes of the Census, these are all considered lifetime vaccinations. On the other hand, flu or covid shots are considered seasonal or yearly in that they tend to require regular revisions or boosters.
  • Local government refers to the smallest unit of government. That is usually a city hall that is presided by a mayor, or perhaps a county run by a county commissioner. It is the unit of government that usually makes the decisions about water, store hours and other local matters.
  • Maslow's third level says that once individuals have met their physiological and safety needs, their next priority becomes the pursuit of social belonging. This includes family relationships, friendships, community relationships and the sense of acceptance and belonging.
  • Medical care ranges from a basic health check-up to surgery. It does not include the access to or the cost of medication.
  • Refers to any form of mobile home including trailer homes, recreational vehicles, vans equipped with at least a toilet.
  • Defined for the Census as any event falling within the following: Hurricane or typhoon Tornado Insect invasion Earthquake Volcanic eruption Flood Blizzard Freezing rain Tidal wave Drought Wildfire Extreme heat wave Extreme cold wave
  • Some regions are, for whatever reason, neglected by government authorities. Sometimes it is not the fault of the government but rather a lack of resources. Regardless, the consequence is that these regions receive fewer resources than needed for proper functioning. Usually infrastructure, education, public health services, emergency services and law enforcement are the first to suffer.
  • By a new infectious disease we mean a disease (viral or bacterial) that has not been considered active for five years or more.
  • For the Census, online news refers to news sites operated by bona fide news outlets such as CNN, AP, Bloomberg, Le Monde and many others. Online news also includes stories provided by news 'aggregators' such as Apple News or Google News. The term 'online news' does NOT include social media such as Facebook or Twitter.
  • A nonprofit organization that operates independently of any government, typically one whose purpose is to address a social or political issue. The World Wide Fund for Nature or the Salvation Army are examples of large international NGOs. There are also innumerable national and local NGOs around the world.
  • A nonprofit organization that operates independently of any government, typically one whose purpose is to address a social or political issue. The World Wide Fund for Nature or the Salvation Army are examples of large international NGOs. There are also innumerable national and local NGOs around the world.
  • A person who doesn’t accept a society that only acknowledges the gender binary of man and woman and defines their gender outside of those norms. People who are non-binary may identify as having no gender, feel in between genders or have a gender that is not always the same. Individuals who identify as non-binary may or may not also identify as trans.
  • Ocean Conservancy works to keep the ocean healthy, to keep us healthy. Current areas of focus include addressing ocean acidification, restoration and oil-spill recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, and protecting the Arctic ecosystem from damage by increased shipping and oil and gas exploration.
  • A person who experiences sexual, romantic, physical, emotional and/or spiritual attraction to people regardless of gender identity.
  • Refers to any vehicle that can transport a passenger including an automobile, a truck, a van, or a motorcycle.
  • The term 'pharmacy' includes all places where medicine is dispensed to patients including, but not limited to, an independent pharmacy, a pharmacy within another store (e.g. grocery store), a medicines dispensary at a hospital or clinic. Pharmacy does not include any informal medicine provider such as a market stall, the internet, or other illicit distributor of medicines.
  • A way to include additional sexual orientations and gender identities. For some, the plus stands for love and acceptance.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) is protective clothing, masks, gloves, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection including a virus.
  • Includes temporary shacks, tents, and other structures that are either unsafe, not built on foundations or otherwise temporary in nature. Though not always, they are often associated with squatter settlements.
  • This term is used to include both newspapers and magazines.
  • A health insurance that you pay for directly, e.g. Blue Cross. Payments are usually monthly or annual.
  • This is when you pay a private individual to take you somewhere. This includes a taxi, cab, Uber, Lyft, or other car for hire. This does not include public transport such as a bus or metro.
  • In the Census, 'public park' does not refer to the large, wilderness-type national parks. Instead, it refers to the smaller, local urban park which often includes an area for children to play, or a few small trails, or a fountain, or perhaps a picnic area. For the purpose of the Census, larger in-city parks are included in this definition. In New York, this would include Central Park.
  • Not everyone can afford to go to a private fitness club or gym. For them, communities offer free, or very affordably priced, sports facilities. Many are very equipped with an Olympic-size swimming pool, tennis courts or even a running track.
  • Buses, trains, subways, and other forms of transportation that charge set fares, run on fixed routes, and are available to the public
  • Physiological needs are survival needs such as breathing, food, drink, sleep, sex, or excretion. When they are not fulfilled, people either cannot live or at least become preoccupied with filling those needs above all else.
  • A broad term that includes all sexual orientations and gender identities within the LGBTQ2S+ community, including those who don’t identify with any other identity in LGBTQ2S+. The term queer has been used both positively and negatively. Historically, queer was used as an insult, but it has been reclaimed by the LGBTQ2S+ community to self-identify in a more positive and empowering way.
  • Some people feel unsure about their sexual orientation and/or gender identity and describe themselves as questioning. They may be questioning for a period of time, or continue to be questioning throughout their lives.
  • This includes traditional AM/FM broadcast radio, as well as newer satellite-based radio (e.g. Sirius XM), and internet radio including podcasts.
  • These are newscasts produced by and disseminated by an actual radio station whether broadcast or delivered via the internet.
  • Rainforest Alliance has gained public recognition with their independent certification of common rainforest products such as chocolate, coffee, bananas, and tea. Producers must meet strict sustainability standards to gain certification. Their website offers consumer and traveler information, helping us work together to steward some of the most biodiverse, threatened, and globally critical habitats.
  • This area includes 'where you live' but also the surrounding area. In a large metropolitan area like Tokyo or New York, this would be the entire metropolitan area. If you live in a smaller town, consider the 'region' a place that you could get to in under half a day, or six hours, of travel by whatever means of transport.
  • Most countries have three levels of government: local, regional, national. In the USA, State governments are considered regional. In Canada it would be the Provincial government. In Italy, you would have both 'provinces' and 'regions'.
  • Once someone has achieved their physiological needs, they seek safety. They want to remove risk from their lives thus protecting their physiological needs into the future. Safety needs include physical security, housing beyond the most basic of shelters, health and financial security.
  • When filling out any form, if you are registered, you can save a draft either 'before' clicking through to the next section or submitting your form. Also, if you click Save Draft and you are registered, you can leave the form entirely and come back at any time and pick up where you left off.
  • Workers are considered seasonal when they work just one season as in beach work in the summer or working at a ski resort in the winter.
  • Flu or covid shots are considered seasonal or yearly in that they need to be administered based on changing viral strains.
  • After reaching self-esteem, people seek self-actualization. This is when humans want to feel that they are fulfilling their potential and making the most of their abilities. Aristotle’s described it as fulfilling your true nature.
  • Severe depression is a state, often manifested by withdrawal, that interferes with a person's daily actions including relationships, studies, or work. A non-scientific way of describing severe depression is when several people begin to notice the symptoms and sharing them with the person suffering or their own friends, colleagues or family.
  • Refers to shared cars, bicycles, scooters or other pay-as-you-go vehicles made available both by companies and cities.
  • Includes large enclosed shopping malls but also open air strip malls. For the Census, we also consider 'shopping center' to mean a 'shopping area' defined as a part of a city where there is a designated, planned, high density of retail stores.
  • Includes smartphones, smart wearables including watches, smart personal assistants such as Alexa or Siri type home speakers or media centers.
  • This refers to the major social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many others. These are sites that deliver user-generated content, and/or discussion. Social media also includes major forums, community websites, and even previous generation email lists and bulletin boards.
  • Social media are not a 'source' of information, they are just the vehicle. As such, one can never say that a social medium is a source of news or information. Their content is written by users. Therefore, 'news' on social media is always a second or third degree piece of information. For this Census, 'social media posts' are considered more opinion than fact.
  • Defines people who mostly survive on food and supplies that are available on the land (either wilderness or farmed), in the water or air nearby. This usually means people whose survival needs are mostly met by hunting, fishing or farming rather than working for a wage and purchasing these needs from a store.
  • Excessive use of psychoactive drugs, such as alcohol, pain medications including opioids, or illegal drugs. Substance abuse often leads to physical, social, or emotional harm.
  • Home water can be tap water provided by an external provider, usually the city, and usually directly via pipes. In some cities and in rural areas home water might be water that is delivered to a tank, either by local public authorities or by a private company. Water from a well, when considered the main source of drinking water, is considered home water. Note that not all home water is fit for drinking.
  • This includes all forms of television news including newscasts on private or government broadcast, satellite or cable television stations, as well as news from 24-hour news networks.
  • Housing or shelter provided, usually for free, as a temporary place to live or sleep. This may include refugee camps, squatter settlements, extended emergency relief shelters, border holding facilities.
  • Also known as a tsunami, an exceptionally large ocean wave, especially one caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruption, that caused damage or injury to structures or people on the shore.
  • Can humans solve a problem? To what degree and in how much time? For the purposes of the Census, these are the degrees of solution. WILL SOLVE: The problem will be entirely resolved and no longer present a risk. MAY SOLVE: The problem will likely be partially resolved to an acceptable degree that can be considered sustainable and may, possibly, be entirely solved. WILL NOT SOLVE: Efforts will result in little or no progress towards solving the problem. NO NEED TO SOLVE: There may be a problem, but it is so insignificant as to not require major effort.
  • For the Census, we consider a tornado to be a destructive tornado. Using the Fujita or Enhanced Fujita scale, select tornado if yours was equal to or over an F3 or EF3. If your country or region uses the TORRO scale, select tornado if yours was equal to or over a T4.
  • An urban or rural area that is subject to a severe amount of toxicity caused by industrial waste, a sudden catastrophic release of chemicals, or other source of toxic gas, liquids or solids.
  • A term used by those whose gender identity differs from the sex they were assigned at birth. The term is often shortened to 'trans'. Being trans is not a sexual orientation, it is a gender identity.
  • An undergraduate degree (also called first degree or simply degree) is a colloquial term for an academic degree earned by a person who has completed undergraduate courses. In the United States, it is usually offered at a university. The most common type of these undergraduate degrees are bachelor's degree. A Bachelor degree typically takes three or four years to complete.
  • Refers to the larger United Nations system including all of its agencies such as WHO, ILO, UNHCR, UNEP, UNICEF, etc.
  • In the Census, vaccines are defined broadly to include all forms of vaccine including seasonal vaccines such as the flu shot, one-time or occasional vaccines such as a polio vaccine, or exceptional vaccines administered during a pandemic such as Covid-19. Scientifically, a vaccine is a substance used to stimulate the production of antibodies and provide immunity against one or several diseases.
  • A virtual wallet, sometimes referred to as an e-wallet, is an electronic wallet that lives on your mobile device. Virtual wallets can store all of your payment-related information including credit cards, debit cards, rewards cards, membership cards, and coupons, allowing you to pay for things electronically.
  • Includes eruptions that either caused damage to your dwelling, or caused or forced you to evacuate.
  • This is your neighborhood, or if you live in a rural area, your vicinity or your community. This is an area that you can get to easily in under one hour of travel whether by car, public transport, foot or other. It is the area that would usually include your school, where you buy your food, or go to the cinema.
  • Defined for the Census as a large (over 100 acre / 40 hectare) destructive fire that spreads quickly over woodland or brush and was responsible for the destruction of any property near where you live.
  • Insurance that is provided by an employer, whether that employer pays all or just part of the premium. Includes insurance provided by a spouse's or parent's place of employment, if that insurance is how your health care is covered.
  • In the United States, the World Wide Fund for Nature is known by the WWF's old name: World Wildlife Fund. It is one of the oldest and best known environmental NGOs in the World. At one point, Prince Phillip was its President.
  • In the United States, the World Wide Fund for Nature is known by the WWF's old name: World Wildlife Fund. It is one of the oldest and best known environmental NGOs in the World. At one point, Prince Phillip was its President.
  • Youth centers are similar to community centers but they mostly target those under the age of 18. They range in size and types of facilities but generally youth centers seek to keep youth both entertained and educated. In places with little internet access, they may offer computers with internet access. They often have sports facilities and classrooms for after-school activities.