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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The artificial control of ecological relationships in an environment in order to maintain a particular balance among the species present.

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Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 139 words.

‘Conservation’ is the common term used by archivists, bibliographers, librarians, and museum curators for the proper preservation, for future generations,

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Conservation

Timothy O'Riordan.

in Encyclopedia of Global Change

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 1318 words.

Conservation is a social movement aimed at altering the attitudes and practices of the human race toward its use of

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Conservation

Timothy O’Riordan.

in The Oxford Companion to Global Change

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 1137 words.

Conservation is a social movement that aims to alter the attitudes and practices of the human race toward its use

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conservation

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 50 words.

Preservation of nature and natural resources. Conservation includes protecting the landscape from change due to natural erosion; using soil conditioners

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Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 209 words.

The protection of natural or man-made resources and landscapes for later use. A distinction is made between conservation and preservation;

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conservation

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 262 words.

The protection of natural or man-made resources and landscapes for later use. A distinction is made between conservation and preservation;

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Conservation

John D. Altringham.

in Bats

August 2011; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 25663 words.

This chapter outlines the current status of the conservation of bats. It looks into the basis of conserving bats and discusses issues such as population decline, range contraction, and...

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conservation

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

‘Conservation’ is the common term used by archivists, bibliographers, librarians, and museum curators for the proper preservation, for future generations, of artefacts, including books and...

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conservation

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A term introduced by the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget (1896–1980) to denote the understanding that material quantity is unaffected by certain transformations that change its appearance. C...

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conservation

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Retention of existing buildings or groups of buildings, landscapes, etc., taking care not to alter or destroy character or detail, even though repairs or changes may be necessary. Sensitive...

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