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Definition(s)
Changes in the physical environment or biota, including changes in climate, which have significant deleterious effects on human health or on the composition, resilience or productivity of natural and managed ecosystems, or on materials useful to mankind. (Source: Vienna Convention, Art. 1 Definitions, 1985)

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  • adverse impact
  • hazardous characteristic