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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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Part two, 'Bioregional resourcing', presents how a bioregional economy will provide, discussing the 'factors' required to enable production.
Pete Halsall, BioRegional Quintain's managing director, said: "We are now making our vision of RiversideOne a reality and providing a district that will set future standards for sustainable community development at a scale previously unrealised in the UK.
relationship to the environment to bioregional boundaries existing in
The emphasis on local and bioregional scales brings feedback and power back to a level so the people can make a difference and take responsibility.
The bioregional economy will also be a convivial economy.
Masdar City will be the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city, meeting or exceeding a set of stringent sustainability goals established under the "One Planet Living," a program established by WWF and environmental consultancy BioRegional.
as the World Wildlife Fund) and environmental consultancy BioRegional.
Thus, I will argue that situated bioregional knowledge based on a deep understanding of the literal interconnectedness of all life provides a better model for unity in diversity, allowing us to rethink citizenship and nationality in profoundly more egalitarian and ecologically sustainable ways.
The document, One Planet Living In The Suburbs, co-authored by sustainable community specialists BioRegional Consulting, examines the challenges of creating a more sustainable society, and identifies some of the real hurdles facing the UK government in its commitment to cut carbon emissions by 60 per cent by 2050.
The profound uncertainty of abrupt climate change warrants careful reflection and prudent preparation, including assessment and enhancement of household, local and bioregional adaptive capacities.
Waste, by definition, is a foregone opportunity which is now placing a severe drag on the bioregional, national and global economies.
Black Mountain, NC 9th Continental Bioregional Congress: 7/9-17.