Definitions for "BIOSPHERE RESERVE"
A concept of reserve design in which a large tract of natural area is set aside containing an inviolate core area for ecosystem protection and a surrounding buffer zone in which nondestructive human activities of greater impact are permitted.  Three goals of a biosphere reserve are: conservation; education and training; and sustainable development compatible with conservation.
an area allocated to nomadic Penan who prefer to remain in the forest and manage their own resources based on sustained yield where they can co-exist with the environment and at the same time cause least damage to it)
an area that has successfully balanced the conservation and preservation of a significant ecosystem with its surrounding development