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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).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pete Halsall, managing director of BioRegional Quintain, said: "We have signed heads of term with a major international hotel group.
Written from Molly Scott Cato's own home of Stroud, this book seeks to present how the bioregional approach to economics can aid a regrounding and reconnection of economies within 'home' or 'place'.
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.
Ultimately, under a bioregional social order, the boundaries of social
B&Q is backing environmental charity BioRegional's global One Planet Living' programme, designed to reduce the impact we're all having on the earth's resources.
Given that The Emirates NBD Greenland Quest is in partnership with leading UK entrepreneurial charity BioRegional / One Planet Living, the irony is not lost on Hayes: "The rest of the planet faces some tough decisions in terms of the strategy on energy and resources.
He advocates permaculture living--maximizing communities' self-sufficiency via lo calized food, renewable energy, community-based economies, and bioregional political structures.
Cities that reflect a sense of place protect their assets, natural and cultural; make historical and natural processes visible; they restore and reflect the bioregional context and linkages; and have strong cultural and artistic practices that celebrate and inform a sense of place.
An alternative to the long supply chains of globalisation - and one which can also help address the inequalities of our current global trading system - is the move to bioregional economies.
Bioregional foods, such as snacks made from wild rice grown in Manitoba lakes without any agricultural inputs and bison burgers from grass-fed, outdoor-raised Manitoba bison, are unique options on campus.