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nature reserve

n
(Environmental Science) an area of land that is protected and managed in order to preserve a particular type of habitat and its flora and fauna which are often rare or endangered

nature reserve

An area set aside chiefly to protect its wild plants and animals.
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Ali bin Salem Bait Said, as part of his research on frankincense or the Boswellia sacra Flueck population at the Jabal Samhan Nature Reserve in Dhofar mountains, investigated the real situation of the trees and analysed protection policies to maintain the sustainable production of frankincense.
KUWAIT, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- As the state authority is trying to expand touristic options, the Jahra nature reserve will become the new touristic attraction that would provide relaxation and leisure for visitors.
The accused could face prison sentences ranging from five to seven years and a fine of no less than LE two million ($113,000) and no more than LE five million ($283,000), or one of these two sentences for any person who collects, possesses, transports or trades in fossils of any kind, or changes its appearance in anyway if it is within the nature reserve.
The project aims to provide opportunities for people to get involved with looking after Trefnant Nature Reserve and participate in practical conservation sessions, wildlife walks and talks, and wildlife surveys.
The 12 sites to be closed for the conservation cull are Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve, Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve, Mount Majura Nature Reserve and adjacent territory land, Kama Nature Reserve, Mount Painter Nature Reserve and adjacent territory land, The Pinnacle Nature Reserve and adjacent unleased land, Mount Mugga Mugga Nature Reserve, Isaacs Ridge Nature Reserves, Callum Brae Nature Reserve, East Jerrabomberra Grasslands, West Jerrabomberra Nature Reserve, and Googong Foreshores.
These software programs are used increasingly by nature reserve planners and managers to rehabilitate species and preserve habitats (Lehtomaki et al.
APOPULAR nature reserve and wildlife centre in West Wales is in the running for a national award.
SCHOOL children, local councillors and a national charity have expressed their anger at a move to rip out part of a cherished nature reserve in Solihull to make way for new homes.
ITS wild beauty has captivated generations of nature lovers and now Kenfig National Nature Reserve has been shortlisted for an award.
An open day due to be held on Sunday at Northumberland Wildlife Trust's Hauxley nature reserve on Druridge Bay has been cancelled as the flooded approach road is impassable.
WARNING signs have gone up at a Northumberland nature reserve after two dogs fell ill.
Six pelicans have been found dead at the Srebarna nature reserve in northeastern Bulgaria on Monday, BTA news agency reported.