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Guide on Biodiversity and Environmental Assessment




A guide providing general information for practitioners in considering biodiversity in environmental assessment. The guide suggests useful information sources and legislation, and outlines considerations in the form of questions regarding: areas of high biodviersity, critical habitat, relic ecosystems and fragile ecosystems. The importance of spatial and temporal scales are also outlined, particularly in the case of migratory species.

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Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

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