buffer zone


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buffer zone

Ecology
A stretch of land between 2 distinct land uses which has features of both, serving to mitigate the adverse effects of one land use on the other.
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Products containing both chloropicrin and methyl bromide are also subject to regulations governing the use of methyl bromide, including minimum buffer zone distance requirements (DPR 2016a).
146) Courts have reminded that "[s]ecurity is not a talisman that the government may invoke to justify any burden on speech," but that past experiences across the nation could justify a buffer zone.
In a supportive move, French President Francois Hollande's office said, after he spoke to his Turkish counterpart on Wednesday, that it agreed with the idea of setting up a buffer zone between Turkey and Syria to create a safe haven for displaced people.
The first option is to establish buffer zones -- zones in which no petroleum exploration or exploitation would occur without the consent of both governments -- north and south of the maritime security line (referred to in the document as the MSL).
The organization said that the buffer zone has significantly reduced the harassment of patients and clinic employees.
UNFICYP, on the occasion of today`s International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, recalls that between late 2004 and early 2011, teams of deminers associated with the UN Mine Action Centre in Cyprus (UNMACC) worked to rid the 180-km-long buffer zone of landmines originally laid by military forces in 1974.
5km buffer zone separating large windmills from homes.
After the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip in the year 2009, the buffer zone was announced by the Israeli military, which forbade trespassing by locals.
The Agency stated that it accepts that Air Canada cannot guarantee that snacks or meals served in the buffer zone will be entirely free of traces of peanuts or nuts because of the risk of cross-contamination and agrees that persons with a disability due to a peanut or nut allergy may prefer to bring their own snacks or meals.
G4S Ordnance Management, a leading organization working for environmental remediation of landmines and unexploded ordnance, has worked under the supervision of UNMACC and completed its activities at the buffer zone excluding the four minefields that have not been opened to demining process.
The money will support the humane control of greys in part of a five-kilometre buffer zone around the red squirrel reserve of Harwood Forest, near Rothbury.
An aerial spray buffer zone around homes and schools would not prevent the timber industry from spraying weeds in the buffer zone.