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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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1% interest in Natural Habitat was approximately USD 20m and was financed through a combination of cash on hand (USD 14.
Illustrated throughout with sharp color photographs by the Colibri Agency, Face-To-Face With The Duck teaches young people about the marsh that is the duck's natural habitat, their feeding and migration habits, the phases of a duckling from egg to adult, the hazards ducks face from hunters to habitat destruction to lead poisoning from ingesting spent hunting cartridges, cousins of the duck, and much more.
The natural habitat of seagulls in Cardiff was the foreshore, the Docks, the rivers Taff and Ely, anywhere along the water's edge.
It is intended to help coordinate efforts to protect the natural habitat and enable public access to information.
Many home gardeners wish to create a natural habitat for wildlife but don't know how: Rosemary Creeser's bright Wildlife Friendly Plants: Make Your Garden A Haven For Beneficial Insects, Amphibians And Birds covers plants which invite not only birds, but beneficial insects and amphibians, expanding the number of creatures which fall under the 'beneficial' flag.
schroeteri as a genuine pathogen in this clinical setting and should prompt further investigations to identify its natural habitat and virulence determinants.
WHEREAS, urban forests are essential to improving ecological services that include providing natural habitat for floral and fauna, controlling sedimentation and water runoff from nonpoint sources, mitigating carbon sequestration to improve air quality and conserving energy by reducing the urban heat index; and
Sherwood Forest, a natural habitat for thousands of rare insects, animals and plants thriving on its 500-year-old oak trees, has been designated a National Nature Reserve in an effort to conserve the area.
Gee, it makes me want to travel somewhere and remove something else from its natural habitat.
An Arctic seal pup which was discovered thousands of miles from home after getting lost finally returned to the North Sea yesterday following a marathon journey back to her natural habitat.
Examples include a reduction of toxic pesticides and protection of natural habitat through increasing yields of existing cultivated land.
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.