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BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES

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Definition:
Timber resources, crop and plant resources, aquatic resources and animal resources other than aquatic that bring use benefits today or that may do so in the future. Each category of biological resource in the SEEA (System of Environmental-Economic Accounting) asset classification is subdivided into cultivated and non cultivated sub-categories.

See cultivated biological resources and non-cultivated biological resources.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 7.53, EA 14.

Cross References:
Cultivated biological resources (SEEA)
Non-cultivated biological resources

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Monday, July 04, 2005

Last updated on Thursday, March 28, 2013