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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 concern was that the lake was a potential mosquito breeding ground.
None have been seen, but a disk of material discovered around "Beta Pic" in 1984 has drawn increasing interest as a possible planetary breeding ground.
In addition, abandoned tires in vacant lots and streams are a breeding ground for mosquitoes that spread the potentially fatal West Nile virus.
To save more than 350,000 people in more than 15 union councils on the banks of Leh Nullah from dengue, there is a need to launch an awareness campaign in the area so that people do not dump solid waste and construction material waste on the banks of Leh Nullah as it can provide breeding ground to dengue mosquitoes,' said District Health Officer Dr.
Even though, the officials could not find any mosquito larvae breeding ground in Vidya Balan's residence, some of it was found in Shahid Kapoor's residence on the ground floor of the same building.
Rawalpindi -- Graveyards, under-construction buildings, parks and other public place have become breeding ground for dengue larvae as the city administration and health authorities have failed to contain the virus through fumigation and other precautionary measures.
Llandovery College, a breeding ground for rugby talent, laid claim to three members of the starting line-up at the Millennium Stadium.
They suggest that this may also signify an ability to engage in breeding activities outside of the traditional, warm water breeding ground locations.
The increased heating in our homes during winter creates an ideal breeding ground for dust mites," said Julie.
Summary: Arsene Wenger insists he is doing the right thing by treating the Carling Cup purely as a breeding ground for his younger players.
Our strategy for dealing with this breeding ground for terrorism will mean more security on the streets of Britain.
I have always felt the lower levels of professional baseball are the breeding ground and starting ground of the true professionals you see at the major-league level,'' Carey said.