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GEMET General Multilingual 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. (Source: TOE)

Themes
  • biology
  • social aspects, population
Groups
  • INFORMATION, EDUCATION, CULTURE, ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
Related terms
Other relations
Scope note

Scope note is not available.

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