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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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A set of three images (one for each pan) were printed on an A3 sheet of paper (1: 10 000) and the hardcopies were used subjectively to stratify the different habitats that occur around the pans by visual differentiation of greyscales and texture.
At the start of the investigation, the teacher told students that they would be studying bird adaptations and habitats as it was part of the state curriculum for third grade.
By joining this division, landlords would benefit from a staff of highly skilled Citi Habitats professionals working to ensure that their buildings are operating with the lowest possible vacancy and yielding the highest returns.
Disappearing forests create fragmented habitats, leading chimps and gorillas to live in tighter quarters.
Oyster reef habitats are not only highly diverse but include species absent in adjacent soft-bottom environments (Coen et al.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - Federal wildlife officials unveiled a downsized critical habitat designation for the endangered Southwestern arroyo toad, reducing the amount of land set aside along Little Rock Creek.
Stephanie Stowell, director of the National Wildlife Federation's Schoolyard Habitats program, says she's seen everything from a 35-acre space in a schoolyard with natural forest down to 3x5 foot window boxes in downtown Detroit.
It calls on the Fish and Wildlife Service to set out a timetable for earmarking the habitat for the species.
Vulcan currently has 29 certified wildlife habitats, which is more than any other company participating in WHC's program.
PHOTO Monarch butterflies are threatened by a loss of their winter b reeding habitats.
He estimates that the Putah Creek habitats were destroyed when flood control measures were implemented.
The ensuing industrialization of parts of the refuge has fragmented and degraded wildlife habitats thanks to oil spills and explosions, widespread soil and water contamination, and airborne and noise pollution.