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  • adj. Having many natural features, even though modified by human activities


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  • (11 / 16 / 2005) Primary forests are being replaced by "modified natural," "seminatural," and plantation forests in the United States according to new deforestation figures from the United Nations. News

  • Established in 1992, the 21-kilometer-long oxbow lake was one of three reserves set aside for the translocation of the baiji into a seminatural setting, protected from fishermen, factories, fertilizers, and river traffic.11

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • I saw him give a talk a few years ago about a seminatural setup he has in, ironically, a large barn, where his group conducted some experiments on selection for the t-haplotype (a selfish genetic element) in mice.

    Demarcation as Politics


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