As a supplement the GreenFacts Digests, the GreenFacts Glossary delivers clear and accessible definitions for terms used, aiming to a better understanding of the relevant concepts from the the non-specialist.
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The definitions in the GreenFacts Glossary refer to words identified in the level 1 and level 2 GreenFacts Digests that may be difficult for the non-specialist to understand.
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Definitions are displayed in a separate "window" (toolbox) which can be viewed on the same screen while a study is read.
It can be accessed through direct links
from words situated in the text of the studies or the list of terms on the glossary index pages. There are many cross references between definitions.
The definitions in the GreenFacts Glossary have been compiled from various sources. Where definitions from external authoritative sources have been found to be adequate, these have been used and are referenced to the source organization. If available, a link is provided to the original source glossary. Where adequate definitions have not been available, GreenFacts has provided its own definitions.