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HABITAT

Formally called the United Nations Human Settlements Programme. An organization within the United Nations that aims to provide housing. HABITAT seeks to encourage sustainable cities and towns because of increasing urbanization worldwide. It was established in 1978 and is based in Nairobi.
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In our study, the natural habitat exhibited a seasonal change in most of the bird assemblage parameters we examined.
My solution: remove the peregrine falcons and let the seagulls go back to their natural habitat, allowing the 'VIPs and very important structures' to put up with the problem or find another solution, not pass it on.
It needs to distinguish costs from benefits, progress from regress; and it must start to value the functions of households, communities, and the natural habitat that are inherently beyond price.
Off-the-beaten-path opportunities: Choose a company offering unique away-from-the-crowds options like Natural Habitat Adventures' tented camp amid giant tortoise habitat and voluntourism extensions; and Explorers' Corner's rare-access kayaking tours.
SSE has supported OuTrop s efforts to protect the Orangutan s natural habitat through donations and fundraising efforts, for example Will Morris, Managing Director Retail, completed a sponsored bicycle journey which raised over Au8,000.
A member of Adventure Collection and exclusive Conservation Travel Provider to World Wildlife Fund, Natural Habitat Adventures has been specializing in small-group adventure travel expeditions since 1985.
Paul Edelman, a biologist with the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, said the area contains a dense oak woodland and year-round sources of water that make it important for maintaining the natural habitat in the the 60-square-mile Simi Hills.
While relatively disease-free in their natural habitat in the wild, cultivated honeylocusts are sometimes victims of a canker disease caused by a fungus and linked to drought stress.
The Home Show's final (and somewhat perplexing) component, the unfortunately titled "Archaeologies of HOUS [E, ES, ING]," is an active design studio featuring architecture students and their professors working in their natural habitat.
But development has altered most of the natural habitat for Z.
are brought back to their natural habitat in Idaho and Yellowstone National Park.
Travelers can experience the hundreds of millions of determined monarchs - perhaps the longest-living butterflies in the world, surviving some 8 to 9 months - in their Mexico mountain home with a small-group eco tour from award-winning Natural Habitat Adventures, which offers its 6-day Kingdom of the Monarchs: Monarch Butterfly Migration tour January through March.