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Environmental impact assessment

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An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a formal process that, in this context, aims to protect uncultivated land and semi-natural areas from being damaged by agricultural work, and to guard against possible negative environmental effects from the restructuring of rural land holdings. (GOV.UK)

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Impact assessment
Environmental management
Environmental monitoring
Environmental quality
Sustainable development

This term is used for the following terms: 
EIA (environmental impact assessment)
Environmental assessment
Environmental risk assessment

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