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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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Meanwhile, senior lecturer at UTM, Dr Shazmin Shareena Ab Azis said the ideal distance for a buffer zone in heavy industrial areas such as Pasir Gudang should be 500 metres away from residential areas.
Zerrudo explained that the buffer zone should be protected since any negative effects of a major construction project would threaten the outstanding universal value (OUV) of a WH property.
TABLE 5: Percentage of 2013 treated acres for 269 fumigations in Ventura County that would have been lost to buffer zones under DPR 2013 proposal and 2015 mitigation measures, by percentile of protection [Table omitted]
Part III defines "buffer zone," analyzes First Amendment challenges to buffer zones, and points out that results in buffer-zone cases often turn on a law's necessity.
The report claimed that the buffer zones were created following the second intifada [uprising], between 2002 and 2004, when 31 Israeli settlers were killed in attacks in which the suspects gained access to the settlements.
The second option is largely the same as the first option, except that it allows for exploration within the buffer zones to the extent necessary to establish the existence of specific reserves that crossed the MSL.
Massachusetts officials who backed the buffer zone said they would try to re-craft the law to address the high court's concerns.
The buffer zones constitute the fringe areas of tiger reserves up to a distance of 10 kilometres.
The shape of the buffer zone is another very hot issue.
Richard Pow, from the Forestry Commission, said: "We have 17 red squirrel reserves in northern England and the work undertaken in the buffer zones is vital.
1, there actually is no problem, at least not in regard to what I am quoted as advocating in the article: an aerial spray buffer zone. An aerial spray buffer zone around homes and schools would not prevent the timber industry from spraying weeds in the buffer zone.
MANMOHAN Singh has decided to write to all chief ministers asking them to notify mandatory buffer zones for 663 protected areas in the country, including 37 tiger reserves.