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habitat

the place where something or someone lives. In ENVIRONMENTAL LAW the focus of European Union and UK legislation affecting conduct in relation to certain habitats. The EU Habitats Directive requires the establishment of a series of high-quality Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) across Europe that will make a significant contribution to conserving the habitat types and species identified in Annexes I and II of the Directive. It has been held that the Directive extends UK obligations beyond the 12-mile limit to the UK continental shelf
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PHOTO Monarch butterflies are threatened by a loss of their winter b reeding habitats.
Long ago the riparian and oak savannah habitats were prevalent in the Sacramento Valley.
Companies that restore and improve habitats are reaping a host of corollary benefits.
Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with federal, state, local and private conservation agencies, recently established a Vermont Habitat Restoration Team to identify potential partners and habitats most in need of restoration in Vermont, and to improve habitat restoration efforts funded under the Partners for Wildlife Program in Vermont.
This project creates aquatic, terrestrial and wetland habitat for both plants and animals and helps the river sustain those habitats.
If this is true, then the city and county should immediately move to join the lawsuit, which is motivated by a desire to protect endangered species and their habitats.
The new location has also allowed Citi Habitats to expand its services, specifically in the flourishing sales division.
Many Proposition 117 expenditures qualify for more than one of the program elements or habitats.
Jones & Stokes began work with the Tribe more than two years ago, brainstorming and drafting a habitat enhancement concept plan that identified opportunities to enhance native habitats and cultural uses along tribal and adjacent lands of the Lower Colorado River.
These areas are designated Sensitive Ecological Areas and yet we approve building smack in the middle of these habitats.
The Wildlife Habitat Council is a nonprofit, nonlobbying group of corporations, conservation organizations, and individuals dedicated to protecting and enhancing wildlife habitats.
The Center for Biological Diversity and Christians Caring for Creation filed a federal lawsuit March 4 in San Francisco to force the federal government to establish habitats for the rare species, which include the arroyo southwestern toad, a kangaroo rat, a snake, two birds, a snail and a grasshopper.