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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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20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday shoppers still searching for the perfect gift can give a Habitat for Humanity Gift from the Heart and support a family in need of affordable housing at the same time.
We used the CoRT Breadth thinking skills (de Bono, 2000) to teach students problem-based learning of bird habitat adaptations.
Gold Tier Service, for landlords using Citi Habitats as their preferred broker, includes all services included in the Silver Tier, and adds quarterly comparables report, a dedicated account manager, quarterly site visits with top Citi Habitat agents, as well as other services.
As part of a cross-country effort by Habitat for Humanity, 110 homes are being constructed - 100 in New York, and five each in Mississippi and Burbank for families who have lost their homes in the back-to-back hurricanes.
One reason for the battle over habitat (region where an animal lives): Their forest homes are rapidly disappearing.
Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to draw the required critical habitat boundaries.
In honor of Homeownership Month in June, Americans were Invited to help ease the strain on millions of households by recycling aluminum cans through the Cans for Habitat program.
A simple habitat typically includes a water source, a butterfly garden or other flowering beds, and rocks, shrubs or some other kind of cover for wildlife, Hawthorne says.
He was helping construct a home for Habitat for Humanity (HFH), a charity which works with the poor to provide affordable housing.
By maintaining habitat for rare species, landholders are providing a public service, and the best way to encourage landholders to protect these species is to ensure that they are compensated rather than penalized for this service.
Once on the verge of extinction due to habitat loss, chemicals, and hunting, bald eagles were downgraded from endangered to threatened in 1995.
A new study suggests that creating habitat corridors, a commonly proposed strategy for conserving species, would be the wrong approach for the rare Fender's blue butterfly.