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Definition of Conservation

Conservation

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

Conservation Quotations

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

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

Our livelihood is intimately tied to the food we eat, water we drink and places where we recreate. That's why we have to promote responsibility and conservation when it comes to our natural resources.
Mark Udall

Why is it that scuba divers and surfers are some of the strongest advocates of ocean conservation? Because they've spent time in and around the ocean, and they've personally seen the beauty, the fragility, and even the degradation of our planet's blue heart.
Sylvia Earle

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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Conservation Translations

conservation in German is Erhaltung
conservation in Norwegian is bevaring