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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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Showing utmost care for live animal transportation services by creating near-authentic natural habitats in the skies, Turkish Cargo takes the CITES and IATA LAR regulation as the reference for the acceptance, storage and shipment processes.
(NASDAQ: LIND) has acquired 80.1% of the outstanding common stock of Boulder, Colorado-based ecotourism firm Natural Habitat, Inc., the company said.
The release programme supports the UAE's efforts in encouraging the conservation of wild species in their natural habitats.
The construction of the stadium would upset the natural habitat of endangered species such as Roseate Spoonbill and other wildlife as they would be forced out of Miami's Biscayne Bay.
fitness center, resort-style pool and protected natural habitat with a 1.95-mile nature trail.
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.
"MPs are trying to protect the two fashts from turning one day into private property and they are right in their concerns since several natural habitats are now in the hands of several VIPs," he said.
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.
3 The natural habitat of the Edith's checkerspot butterfly, which extends from the west coast of southern Canada through northern Mexico, is shrinking.
In brief diary entries spanning 2004, Harberd reveals his passion for botany as he details his observations of thale-cress--lab scientists' favorite plant--in its natural habitat in an English cemetery.