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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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In natural habitat, abundance was higher during R than during NR (Tukey Unequal N HSD, P < 0.
The release programme supports the UAE's efforts in encouraging the conservation of wild species in their natural habitats.
Manama, June 3 (BNA) -- The Permanent Committee of Convention on the Conservation of the GCC Wildlife and Natural Habitats today held its 12th meeting in Bahrain.
BEIRUT: Conservationists and government officials combined efforts to return a rare seal spotted on Tyre's coast back to the mammal's natural habitat.
all the way to Argentina, but that their population has faced decline from loss of natural habitat, hunting and fur traders.
We are constantly told to preserve beautiful wild animals in their natural habitat, but going in armed with guns shows they shouldn't go there anyway.
Majid Al Mansouri, Secretary General of the environment agency, said reintroduction of the Arabian Oryx into its natural habitat in Jordan is part of the UAE's efforts to preserve the species, which is not only endangered but also an important part of the Arabian Peninsula's heritage.
The need to retain natural habitat is one important element in moving towards carbon neutrality.
The waterborne fungus was making its way toward their natural habitat in Panama's El Valle national park.
Protects a relatively natural habitat of fish, wildlife or plants, or similar ecosystem (the natural habitat requirement);
Elephants can live into their 70s or more in a natural habitat.
Illustrated throughout with sharp color photographs by the Colibri Agency, Face-To-Face With The Duck teaches young people about the marsh that is the duck's natural habitat, their feeding and migration habits, the phases of a duckling from egg to adult, the hazards ducks face from hunters to habitat destruction to lead poisoning from ingesting spent hunting cartridges, cousins of the duck, and much more.