bio regional

bioregion

[bahy-oh-ree-juhn]
noun
a place, locale, or area that constitutes a natural ecological community.

Origin:
1980–85; bio- + region

bioregional, adjective
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bioregion   (bī'ō-rē'jən)  Pronunciation Key 
An area constituting a natural ecological community with characteristic flora, fauna, and environmental conditions and bounded by natural rather than artificial borders.
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