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bioregional democracy

A bioregional democracy is one of several forms of democracy in which ecoregion?s (or bioregions) are given first-class status as legal entities with fixed borders. It is almost always conceived as a participatory democracy where the most basic level of participation is the actual human body exposure to the problems that originate within the bioregion's ecosystems, e.g. water problems upstream.

In some instantiations of it, urban autonomy is granted as a tradeoff to contain urban sprawl and permit much more concentrated development on very restricted pieces of land, to reduce overall ecological footprint and keep more wild land.

The bioregional multi-member district voting system is the a suggested way to reconcile this form of democracy with a representative democracy.

This is a refer link. See en: wikipedia: bioregional democracy(external link).

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