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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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The safari park in view would therefore be an enclosed park supporting a combination of natural habitats where the animals would roam freely; and the human induced semi-natural habitats where the wild animals would be kept in their natural or semi-wild state with fencing.
LAHORE -- Punjab Wildlife Policy and Action Plan is being chalked out to protect natural habitats of wildlife and meet various other challenges.
Natural Habitat was previously owned by US-based fitness company Gaiam, Inc.
Only a limited number remain in the mountainous areas of the Dead Sea and Wadi Rum due to irresponsible human practices, including poaching and the destruction of the natural habitats.
But it was rewarding in the end when we released the animal safely into its natural habitat in the Asola wildlife sanctuary.
The meeting reviewed, in the presence of the heads of GCC wildlife committees, the current environment policies and means of development to comply with the regional and international environment systems, and the impact of practiced activities near natural habitats.
Panthera also praised Guyana's tradition of preserving its natural habitats, unlike most other Latin American and developing nations rich in natural resources.
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.
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.