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fau·na

(faw'nă),
The animal forms of a continent, district, locality, or habitat.
[Mod. L. application of Fauna, sister of Faunus, a rural deity]

fauna

(fô′nə)
n. pl. fau·nas or fau·nae (-nē′)
1. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Animals, especially the animals of a particular region or period, considered as a group.
2. A catalog of the animals of a specific region or period.

fau′nal adj.
fau′nal·ly adv.

fau·na

(faw'nă)
The animal forms of a continent, district, locality, or habitat.
[Mod. L. application of Fauna, sister of Faunus, a rural deity]

fauna

the grouping of animals present in any one place or at any one time in geological history Together with the FLORA this constitutes the total of organisms living in a particular environment - ‘the flora and fauna’.
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No entanto, especificamente para avaliacoes de fauna epiedafica do solo, estudos desta natureza sao escassos.
Os impactos identificados foram: pisoteamento de flora e invertebrados, afugentamento da fauna e interferencia de ruidos e vibracoes, aumento do efeito de borda, aumento do nivel de fragmentacao do habitat, alteracao da dinamica das aguas superficiais e profundas, reducao da cobertura vegetal, intervencao em areas de preservacao e unidades de conservacao, risco de supressao de especies ameacadas de extincao, alteracao no nivel de risco de ocorrencia de incendios florestais, alteracao na ecologia da fauna aquatica e atropelamento de fauna.
The work at the Fauna Foundation is an inspiration and a motivation for Glanz, who grew up in Skokie.
From May 1, 2019, to April 30, 2020, the commemorative 'Pilipino,' 'ABL' and 'Flora and Fauna' coins in sets and in individual packaging may be exchanged with the BSP for an amount equivalent to their face value.
Study area is a composite of terrestrial ecosystem, as a whole it provides favourable shelter to diverse avian fauna regarding their natural habitat, food availability as well as suitable climatic conditions favouring diverse populations of birds.
He said the aim of the book was to highlight the fragile ecosystem of the Deosai plains and their vulnerability to human intervention and to create awareness among tourists, hoteliers and locals to preserve its fauna and flora.
Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha who made the announcement addressing the 69th Standing Committee of CITES meeting, said as a country with rich biological diversity, Sri Lanka is fully committed to the implementation of the CITES provisions to ensure sustainable trade that takes into account the conservation of wild fauna and flora essential for a healthy and prosperous economy.
Syed Rizwan Mahboob said further that after marathon consultative process with all government and non-government stakeholders, amendments had been incorporated to the Rules to the Pakistan Wildlife Trade Control Act of Fauna and Flora 2012.
"This National Plan of Action, once finalised, will serve as a strategy for Pakistan to address the key challenges in curbing wildlife crimes and facilitate all relevant stakeholders by integrating collective efforts to crack down on wildlife traffickers." Assistant Secretary Wildlife Samar Hussain Khan discussed the various aspects of illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) regulations and the Pakistan Trade Control of Wild Fauna and Flora Act 2012.
Following a meeting of the House environment committee, MPs announced that the discussion on the amendment on the protection and management of wild birds and game was postponed for two weeks so that the game and fauna service can consult fully with all stakeholders.
The remaining papers in in this issue of The Victorian Naturalist stem from the 'Mammals of Victoria' Symposium, organised by the Fauna Survey Group of Field Naturalists Clkub of Victoria.
Mexicali, Mexico, December 23, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Fauna launches distribution of their award winning beers in California - which will hit shelves this week in San Diego and Los Angeles.