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animal heritage

Definition

The sum of the earth's or a particular region's non-human, non-vegetable, multicellular organisms viewed as the inheritance of the present generation, especially animal species deemed worthy of preservation and protection from extinction. (Source: OED)

Themes
  • biology
  • social aspects, population
Groups
  • INFORMATION, EDUCATION, CULTURE, ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/10666