a place, locale, or area that constitutes a natural ecological community.
An area constituting a natural ecological community with characteristic flora, fauna, and environmental conditions and bounded by natural rather than artificial borders.
the belief that human activity, including environmental and social policies, should be based on ecological or geographical boundaries rather than economic or political boundaries.
the investigation of the nature of living organisms; biological research. biotechnology.
an area preserving wildlife, landforms, and waterways while providing appropriate public use and enjoyment of a natural environment.
- Bio technology
the use of living organisms or other biological systems in the manufacture of drugs or other products or for environmental management, as in waste recycling: includes the use of bioreactors in manufacturing, microorganisms to degrade oil slicks or organic waste, genetically engineered bacteria to produce human hormones, and monoclonal antibodies to identify antigens. noun (in […]