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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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conservation

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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conservation

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The retention of structure by a macromolecule, or by a specified segment of one, with variation of circumstance (environmental, genetic, etc.). When used of primary structure, it can be...

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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: Politics.

Political action or belief which seeks to keep something in being. Etymologically, there is no significant difference between conserving something and preserving it in any of the languages...

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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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conservation

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 45 words.

An aspect of wildlife management that is concerned with the preservation of endangered species. Many species are threatened with extinction

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conservation

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 45 words.

An aspect of wildlife management that is concerned with the preservation of endangered species. Many species are threatened with extinction

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conservation

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 118 words.

Retention of existing buildings or groups of buildings, landscapes, etc., taking care not to alter or destroy character or detail,

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Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 70 words.

The sensible use of the earth's natural resources in order to avoid excessive degradation and impoverishment of the environment (

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