biodiverse


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biodiverse

(ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈvɜːs)
adj
(Environmental Science) containing a wide variety of plant and animal species
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However Duncan Thomas, a regional director at the British Association for Shooting and Conservation, said: "Grouse moors are biodiverse and the shoots they support create vital employment."
With the Philippines having one of the richest and most biodiverse aquatic ecosystems in the world, the 3D geospatial mapping and analytics capability built up by Antipara Explorations will come in handy for the country's environment protection and resource development agencies, as well as the so-called "blue economy.
No mining permits will be granted in biodiverse Maliau Basin as long as Sabah is under the Warisan government, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said today.
Furthermore, the report also said that the reefs were home to a wide variety of species, resulting in an extremely biodiverse environment.
'The poor in the rural areas are directly dependent on biodiverse resources for food, fuel, shelter, medicine and livelihood,' CBCP said.
Costa Rica, one of the world's most biodiverse countries is a popular destination among lovers of wildlife and nature - but that's not all there is to it.
The Galapagos Islands remain one of the most biodiverse spots on the planet--with tortoises, finches, and iguanas dotting just 3,000 square miles of land.
One objector said: "The destruction of this biodiverse woodland would be a disaster for Banchory."
He saidWe are glad thatEcoSikh has re-affirmed the concept of sacred forests that are native and biodiverse.
In addition, the PEF is also hosting 'Nature Contact' from March 6 to 8 at the Philippine Eagle Center in Malagos, regarded as one of the most biodiverse areas in the region.
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