environmental protection

Natural England Corporate Vocabulary

"The Corporate Vocabulary is a purpose-built indexing tool which can be used for many applications across Natural England to search for and retrieve information more effectively. It facilitates accurate and consistent indexing and, by showing the relationships between different terms, it allows the most appropriate terms to be chosen, which improves the relevance of the information found."

Classification of Environmental Protection Activities and Expenditure

"CEPA is a functional classification used to classifiy activities, products, outlays and other transactions whose primary purpose is environmental protection. It is a hierarchic classification with 3 levels (level 1: 9 categories, level 2: 46 categories, level 3: 20 categories)."

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List of Threatened Species Classification Schemes

"In order to ensure global uniformity when describing the habitat in which a taxon occurs, the threats to a taxon, what conservation actions are in place or are needed, and whether or not the taxon is utilized, a set of standard terms (called Classification Schemes; formerly referred to as Authority Files) have been developed for documenting taxa on the IUCN Red List. These Classification Schemes are still being developed and tested and not all of them have been implemented in this version of the IUCN Red List."

"In order to ensure global uniformity when describing the habitat in which a taxon occurs, the threats to a taxon, what conservation actions are in place or are needed, and whether or not the taxon is utilized, a set of standard terms (called Classification Schemes; formerly referred to as Authority Files) have been developed for documenting taxa on the IUCN Red List. These Classification Schemes are still being developed and tested and not all of them have been implemented in this version of the IUCN Red List."

Department of the Environment and Heritage Thesaurus

"The DEH thesaurus is broadly based on a subset of the Thesaurus of Environmental Protection Terms, Department of Environmental Protection, WA, 1995. Over the years, current specific Commonwealth terminology has been incorporated into the thesaurus. The Department of the Environment and Heritage thesaurus is used to provide access to DEH web resources."