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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In October, Syria's Foreign Ministry rejected foreign powers' talk about imposing a buffer zone on Syrian soil.
It explained that, In seven out of 12 settlements in which there are official security buffer zones, private lands were taken over.
This court decision was made by a Supreme Court that has its own buffer zone,'' she said, referring to the fact that people may not protest in front of the courthouse in Washington, D.
In the past, Davutoy-lu has emphasized that Turkey would not accept more than 100,000 refugees, and that the creation of a buffer zone may be necessary to contain the flow of refugees onto its soil.
Palestinians, mainly farmers and landowners, are denied access to the land; whereas Israeli forces use live fire against anyone within the buffer zone.
Witt's group, along with others in Washington and California, has asked Judge John Coughenour in Seattle, who imposed the buffer zones, to lift the injunction pending a review by the U.
The buffer zone is damaging our agriculture and the lives of the people in these areas.
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.
LEFKOSA, Jan 21, 2011 (TUR) -- Mine clearance activities at the buffer zone in Cyprus, conducted by the United Nations Mine Action Coordination Centre (UNMACC), will be completed in February.
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.
The move comes in the wake of a series of buffer zone violations by mining, real estate and industry lobbies, besides a large number of tiger deaths.