bioregion


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bioregion

(bī′ō-rē′jən)
n.
An area bounded by natural rather than artificial borders that has characteristic flora and fauna and includes one or more ecosystems.

bi′o·re′gion·al adj.
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Syllophopsis sechellensis is now known from 6 of the 7 terrestrial bioregions where ants occur: Afrotropics, Indomalaya, Australasia, Oceania, Palearctic, and Neotropics.
Nevertheless, she presents a compelling and comprehensive theoretical account and vision for the bioregion, greatly challenging a widely accepted 'no alternative' economic approach ideology coined by Margaret Thatcher's reinforcement of capitalism in the UK.
Su potencial es la capacidad de influencia para el desarrollo de la bioregion mediante innovaciones o como interlocutores con gobierno y empresas, manteniendo a manera de base la RSE, puesto que hay certidumbre en la cohesion y lazos de union en las agrupaciones examinadas.
Additionally, three European bioregions were analysed in the first round to obtain indicative data which might be useful in designing the concept of a 'bioregion', a term being rather vaguely used in the cluster discussion so far.
Este trabajo describe dos aproximaciones en el proceso de comprender la logica de los productores y la necesidad de mejorar la comunicacion entre el conocimiento local y el conocimiento tecnico, a fin de desarrollar manejos de agroecosistemas de sabanas bien drenadas en la bioregion de los Llanos Centrales Venezolanos.
With marine resources in countries in the vast bioregion of the Pacific under increasing environmental and financial stresses, Australia could help both itself and other countries by providing funding, expertise and technical support to assist its Pacific and South-East Asian neighbours prioritise conservation efforts and secure their marine areas in troubled times.
Sustainability is achieved when a community does not exceed the carrying capacity of its bioregion.
In 1988, around 50 per cent of the Wet Tropics Bioregion was declared a World Heritage Area (WHA), a decision based largely on the region's outstanding biodiversity assets; the region contains a high proportion of Australia's vertebrate biodiversity and more than 80 regionally endemic species.
Trace Creek data were compared with similar data from other streams in the Highland Rim Bioregion of the state.
The third chapter "Biodiversity" defines concepts like bioregion, natural ecosystem and ecosystem services, and reveals a theoretical approach of how to recognize the intrinsic value of biodiversity and natural ecosystems, and how to protect and restore them.