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Biocapacity

Similar term(s): biological capacity.

Definition:

Biocapacity refers to the capacity of a given biologically productive area to generate an on-going supply of renewable resources and to absorb its spillover wastes.

Unsustainability occurs if the area’s ecological footprint exceeds its biocapacity.

Source: GreenFacts

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Español: Biocapacidad
Français: Biocapacité

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