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1) protection. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One method is to impose duties on imports (see tariff), increasing the price of the imported article, and making it less attractive to the consumer than the cheaper,...

2) coast protection. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Beaches can exist only where a delicate dynamic equilibrium exists between the amount of sand supplied to the beach and the inevitable losses caused by wave erosion....

3) Environmental Protection Agency. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA), independent agency of the U.S. government, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1970 to reduce and...

4) wildlife refuge. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Types of RefugesThe U.S. Wildlife Refuge System in 1997 comprised more than 520 different areas in all the states, covering over 93 million acres (37.7 million hectares)....

5) World Intellectual Property Organization. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...World Intellectual Property Organization, (WIPO), specialized agency of the United Nations, with headquarters at Geneva. WIPO became an agency in 1974, but its roots...

6) fortification. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fortification developed along two general lines: permanent sites built in peacetime, and emplacements and obstacles hastily constructed in the field in time of war....

7) jetty. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...jetty, see coast protection....

8) seawall. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...seawall, see coast protection....

9) asylum. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The use of temples and churches for this purpose in ancient and medieval times was known as sanctuary. In modern international law, the granting of asylum to refugees...

10) bookbinding. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The art and business of bookbinding began with the protection of parchment manuscripts with boards. Papyrus had originally been produced in rolls, but sheets of parchment...

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