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protected area
(English) An area of land and/or sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other effective means. (See also: marine protected area, ')
zone protégée
(French) Zone terrestre et/ou marine spécialement dédiée à la conservation et au maintien de la diversité biologique, ainsi qu'aux ressources naturelles et culturelles associées, et gérée au moyen d'outils législatifs ou réglementaires. (See also: marine protected area, ')
área protegida
(Portuguese) Área marinha ou terrestre especialmente dedicada à protecção e manutenção da biodiversidade, associada a recursos culturais e gerida com apoio legal ou qualquer outro meio efectivo. (See also: marine protected area, ')

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