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Exploration is the process of exploring, an activity which has some expectation of discovery. Organised exploration is largely a human activity, but exploratory activity is common to most organisms capable of directed locomotion and the ability to learn, and has been described in, amongst others, social insects foraging behaviour, where feedback from returning individuals affects the activity of other members of the group.

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Organizations relating to Exploration

Xplor International / Lutz FL, USA / Est. 1980
Arab Geophysical Exploration Services Company / Tripoli, Libya / Est. 1984
International Space Exploration Coordination Group / Est. 2007
Royal Geographical Society - with the Institute of British Geographers / London, UK / Est. 1830
Society for Scientific Exploration / Gainesville FL, USA / Est. 1982
Planetary Society / Pasadena CA, USA / Est. 1980
African International Association / Est. 1876
Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Forces
International Association for the Exploration of Central Asia and the East / Est. 1899
International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Atlantic / Est. 1908
International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning / Pittsburgh PA, USA / Est. 1970
Explorers Club / New York NY, USA / Est. 1904
Aventures sans frontières / Libreville, Gabon / Est. 1992
Global Exploration for Educators Organization / Ardmore PA, USA / Est. 2007
Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies / Est. 1967
Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage Resulting from Exploration for and Exploitation of Seabed Mineral Resources / Est. 1977
Protocol Concerning Marine Pollution Resulting from Exploration and Exploitation of the Continental Shelf / Safat, Kuwait / Est. 1989
Declaration on International Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for the Benefit and in the Interest of all States, Taking into Particular Account the Needs of Developing Countries / Est. 1996
Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Resulting from Exploration and Exploitation of the Continental Shelf and the Seabed and its Subsoil / Athens, Greece / Est. 1994
Declaration of Legal Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space / Est. 1963
South American Explorers / Ithaca NY, USA / Est. 1989
Intercontinental Equestrian Adventures / Brussels, Belgium
World Pioneers' Handball Federation
Asociación Mundial de Exploradores y Exploradoras
International Society of Daughters of Utah Pioneers / Salt Lake City UT, USA / Est. 1901
International Travel Adventure Film Guild / San Clemente CA, USA / Est. 1973
International Co-ordination Group for the International Indian Ocean Expedition
Adventures in Missions / Gainesville GA, USA
Pioneers of Change / Est. 1999
World Arts and Adventure Club / Est. 1978
World Centre for Exploration
European Adventure / Wilrijk, Belgium
International Underwater Explorers Society
Prospectors Club International / Est. 1964
European Mountaineering and Expedition Association / Winterton, South Africa / Est. 1989
Adventure Therapy International Committee / Est. 2006
Philip Stephenson Foundation / Alexandria VA, USA / Est. 2005
Australasian Exploration Geoscience Conference / Est. 2018
Adventure Travel Conservation Fund / Monroe WA, USA / Est. 2016
International Institute of Space Law / Paris, France / Est. 1960
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1902
Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration / Baltimore MD, USA / Est. 1983
Society of Exploration Geophysicists / Houston TX, USA / Est. 1930
Guilde européenne du raid / Paris, France / Est. 1967
Association of Space Explorers / Webster TX, USA / Est. 1985

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World Problems relating to Exploration

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Environmental impacts of petroleum industry
Hunt sabotage

Action Strategies relating to Exploration

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Studying social reform
Conducting agricultural research
Exploring hybrid seed varieties
Exploring fishing options
Recognizing eco-pioneers in technology
Adventurer
Investigating oceans
Strengthening participation of women in sustainable development programmes
Developing gemology
Exploring career opportunity possibilities
Exploring regional sales potential
Exploring training opportunities
Exploring diverse metropolitan assets
Exploring new economic possibilities
Proclaiming community history
Exploring
Exploring potential external resources
Exploring appropriate methodologies
Exploring feasibility of tradable permits
Exploring schemes for voluntary contributions to sustainable development
Exploring new ways of generating new public and private financial resources for implementing Agenda 21
Exploring non-traditional land use
Seeking agreement within alliances
Exploring unused local resources
Exploring use of traditional energy alternatives

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