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bioregion

[′bī·ō‚rē·jən]
(ecology)
A region with borders that are naturally defined by topographic systems (such as mountains, rivers, and oceans) and ecological systems (such as deserts, rainforests, and tundras).
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Middlesbrough Council became the first council in the North of England - and one of the first in the world - to be endorsed as a One Planet Living Authority by BioRegional in 2011.
Cato first explains why we need a bioregional analysis of economics, what the broadest contours of this economy might be like, and the transformed role of the economist in helping us as a society to realize this.
BioRegional Quintain's Community in a Cube development is a block of 80 apartments which form the first phase of RiversideOne, the UK's largest zero carbon development.
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In the second section, which showcases attempts to jump from the page to the real world, the most promising lines of inquiry involve the relationship between bioregional histories and decolonization (James Barilla) and especially David Mazel's claim that contemporary nature writing, as exemplified by Annie Dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, is premised on an international regime of what he helpfully terms biosurveillance, in which the objects of individual-naturalistic attention are already defined and ordered according to a global system of knowledge.
Masdar City will be the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city, meeting or exceeding a set of stringent sustainability goals established under the "One Planet Living," a program established by WWF and environmental consultancy BioRegional.
as the World Wildlife Fund) and environmental consultancy BioRegional.
In order to create the most ecologically functional green roof, Rana Creek will use native plant communities, such as grasslands, that survive in similar bioregional conditions.
The document, One Planet Living In The Suburbs, co-authored by sustainable community specialists BioRegional Consulting, examines the challenges of creating a more sustainable society, and identifies some of the real hurdles facing the UK government in its commitment to cut carbon emissions by 60 per cent by 2050.
The profound uncertainty of abrupt climate change warrants careful reflection and prudent preparation, including assessment and enhancement of household, local and bioregional adaptive capacities.
Black Mountain, NC 9th Continental Bioregional Congress: 7/9-17.
The result, Posada Amazonas, is truly greater than the sum of its parts, offering visitors a fun, exciting and exotic way to learn about rainforest ecology directly from English-speaking Esa'eja staff, who in turn are earning a living via preserving their natural surroundings and sharing their bioregional expertise.