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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 Minister further said that the UN-HABITAT and the Indian government can jointly workout the best models of urban planning in context of India.
As one of the leading companies in the world providing professional services to improve the quality of life of people, ARCADIS is well positioned to support UN-HABITAT to address this urgent challenge.
Summary: UN-HABITAT is winding down two operations in Lebanon funded by the EU that have rebuilt and renovated thousands of homes hit in Israeli air raids during the summer 2006 war, a statement issued by the organization said on Friday.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Bureau of Statistic (PBS) has established a Geographical Information System (GIS) in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT for forthcoming population and housing census.
NAIROBI, Kenya, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban-based youth-led organizations working to improve the living conditions of their communities in developing countries can now apply for financial assistance from UN-HABITAT.
ISLAMABAD, February 22, 2012 (Frontier Star): UN-HABITAT launched a tree plantation campaign in the communities affected by the floods of 2010 and 2011 in 400 villages with 200,000 trees from January 15 to February 29.
The Global Urban Campaign of UN-HABITAT promotes resilience in cities and encourages integration of disaster risk reduction measures and climate change assessments in sustainable development plans.