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Environmental
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animal species reintroduction
Definition

Attempts made to prevent the extinction of threatened species and populations by reintroducing them in their natural habitat. The reintroduction of species in a region requires a preliminary study to establish the reasons of their disappearance and the modifications that might have occurred in the biotopes.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/10671