HABITAT

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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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Natural Habitat was previously owned by US-based fitness company Gaiam, Inc.
Only a limited number remain in the mountainous areas of the Dead Sea and Wadi Rum due to irresponsible human practices, including poaching and the destruction of the natural habitats.
But it was rewarding in the end when we released the animal safely into its natural habitat in the Asola wildlife sanctuary."
Panthera also praised Guyana's tradition of preserving its natural habitats, unlike most other Latin American and developing nations rich in natural resources.
"There are seven natural habitats, the biggest being Hawar Islands, listed under the bill and through my authority as the concerned minister I can add more to the list," said Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Dr Juma Al Ka'abi during the session.
These youngsters obviously thought it was a great adventure in disturbing the bear's natural habitat.
Presented here on CD-ROM are the proceedings of the 2007 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, whose theme "Restoring our natural habitat," states an urgent task for engineers and other resource professionals.
He said they were thriving now at Al Areen, in areas similar to their natural habitat and with plenty of their normal food.
The meeting also discussed the expansion of natural habitat areas, the emergency measures to combat the damages affecting the natural habitats in the event of massive environmental disasters and the importance of raising awareness of wildlife conservation.
Stating that he has come back to his natural habitat in Chelsea, the Portuguese said that the best is yet to come from him as he is better than before following his previous experiences, adding that age is a plus for managers, unlike players.
The court imposed Rs 5,000 fine on the conductor and ordered that the birds be released to enable them enjoy their natural habitat.
The animal was shifted to wildlife park located near Kurrum bridge and then it was released in the natural habitat in the presence of elected representatives of local government and area people.