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GEMET
General
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Environmental
Thesaurus
biological heritage
Definition

The inheritance and preservation of the earth's or a particular region's balanced, integrated functionality as a natural habitat, with special concern for the water resources necessary to maintain the ecosystem.

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Scope note

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/10136