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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 United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) posted on its website the message of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, being an official document of the 6th edition of the World Urban Forum, held recently in Naples, Italy.
By Mahdi Al-Nemr (with photos) NAPLES, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) held here late Sunday a dinner banquet in honor of Kuwait's Sheikha Amthal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah who is partaking in the Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum here.
Amman, Sep 2 (Petra) - The Royal Scientific Society (RSS) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration to strengthen Sustainable urban development and scientific research in key areas of strategic value to Jordan's long-term competitiveness and development.
Habitat organization--the Nairobi-based United Nations Human Settlements Programme.
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) is the United Nations agency for human settlements.

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