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Definition of Conservation


  1. The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.

Conservation Quotations

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
Aldo Leopold

The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
Karl Marx

People are not going to care about animal conservation unless they think that animals are worthwhile.
David Attenborough

Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting good of men.
Gifford Pinchot

A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Edmund Burke
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Conservation Translations

conservation in German is Erhaltung
conservation in Norwegian is bevaring
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