Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An area containing a wildlife preserve bordered by a buffer zone in which more frequent use is permitted to the public, established as a way of integrating habitat conservation with the interests of the local community.

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Examples

  • Because of the great biological significance of this area, TNC has dedicated this bioreserve as one of its Last Great Places in America.

    Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Mississippi

  • The crocodile nursery is a top attraction at the park, Cuba's equivalent of the Florida Everglades, the Caribbean's largest bioreserve with 1.5 million acres of mangrove-choked canals teeming with the wildest Cuban wildlife.

    ajc.com - News

  • Cuba's equivalent of the Florida Everglades, it's the Caribbean's largest bioreserve, 1.5 million acres of mangrove-choked canals teeming with the wildest Cuban wildlife.

    ajc.com - News

  • Survival International said the UNESCO bioreserve in Paraguay's Chaco region is home to the only uncontacted indigenous tribe in South America outside of the Amazon -- the Ayoreo-Totobiegosode.

    Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News

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