A (12) | B (11) | C (6) | D (11) | E (21) | F (9) | G (7) | H (2) | I (8) | K (1) | L (16) | M (5) | N (5) | O (2) | P (11) | Q (1) | R (2) | S (13) | T (1) | V (1) | W (8)
Title Definition
Carrying capacity

the number of cattle or other livestock a pasture or range can support without suffering degradation or losing its productivity. [fn]Source: (IISD 2005) from IISD website; http://www.iisd.org/sd/... read more

CGIAR (the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research)

It is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and... read more

Community (ecological)

An assemblage of species occurring in the same space or time, often linked by biotic interactions such as competition or predation. 

Community (human, local)

A collection of human beings who have something in common. A local community is a fairly small group of people who share a common place of residence and a set of institutions based on this fact,... read more


The definition accepted in 1969 by the United Nations and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature is “the rational use of the environment to achieve the highest quality of living... read more

Corridor/ecological corridor

Corridors are linear landscape elements that often differ from what is on either side, and may function as habitat, dispersal/movement conduits, or barriers for various organisms and other non-... read more