A fracture in the earth’s crust.
Domesticated animals that have abandoned their dependence on people to resume life in the wild.
Fertility, or birthrate: the average number of children born to a woman of childbearing age.
A political system prevailing in Europe from about the 9th to about the 15th centuries in which a king allowed nobles to use his land in exchange for their military service and their protection of the land.
Location: Australasia & Oceania Official name: Republic of the Fiji Islands Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1970 / 1970 Capital city: Suva Population: 900,000 / 128 people per sq mile (49 people per sq km) Total land area: 7054 square miles (18,270 square km) Language(s) spoken: Fijian, English (official language), … Read more
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was established by the G-7 Summit in Paris in 1989 to develop and promote policies to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
Location: Northern Europe Official name: Republic of Finland Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1917 / 1947 Capital city: Helsinki Population: 5.3 million / 45 people per sq mile (17 people per sq km) Total land area: 130,127 square miles (337,030 square km) Language(s) spoken: Finnish (official language), Swedish (official language), … Read more
A group of Canada’s Native American people.
Another term for countries with advanced, industrialized economies; this term is fading from use. See developed countries (DCS).
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes.
The process creating folds (landforms resulting from an intense bending of rock layers).
Handmade items, such as pottery, woodcarving, and traditional costumes, are produced by rural people with traditional lifestyles instead of professional artists.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO was established on 16 October 1945 to raise living standards and increase the availability of agricultural products.
The sequence through which energy, in the form of food, passes through an ecosystem.