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con·ser·va·tion

(kon'ser-vā'shŭn),
1. Preservation from loss, injury, or decay.
2. In sensorimotor theory, the mental operation by which a person retains the idea of an object after its removal in time or space.
3. Presence of a gene in two different organisms.
4. The retention of structure with a variation in the environment, genetics, or other conditions.
[L. conservatio, a preserving, keeping]

conservation

(kon?ser-va'shon) [L. conservatio, keeping, preserving]
A cognitive principle, first described by Piaget, indicating that a certain quantity remains constant despite the transformation of shape. Children develop conservation ability for number, length, liquid amount, solid amount, space, weight, and volume.

breast conservation

Breast-conserving therapy.

conservation

the preservation, protection and management of an environment which takes into account recreational and aesthetic needs, in addition to preserving as much as possible of the natural fauna and flora and allowing for the harvesting of natural resources and agriculture. This necessitates the sensible planning of what is taken from the environment in terms of the yield of plants, animals and materials, whilst at the same time maintaining as much natural habitat as possible, and thus the largest possible GENE POOL.

con·ser·va·tion

(konsĕr-vāshŭn)
1. Preservation from loss, injury, or decay.
2. Retention of structure with a variation in environment or other conditions.
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Lastly, the genetic differentiation of haplotypes between the group 1 and group 2 is notable and significant with respect to future conservational efforts.
Jerry Langford, Wales director of the Woodland Trust said that scientific research proved that reinvigorating river habitats can see huge conservational benefits.
He had a good easy radio style, a good way of turning written English into good spoken conservational English.
He argues that there is a need to promote a better understanding of local biodiversity and ecosystems from a conservational standpoint.
The same day the young mountain conservationists would lead to Thandyani in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, their base camp for all environmental and conservational activities.
Individual DALI protocols were installed for each fixture, providing the critical control to highlight individual objects to support their visual and conservational requirements.
During the technical and conservational research in preparation for the exhibition, it was discovered that many of these 'printed paintings' have a warm primer, as it were: rather than white paper prepared with a coloured wash, as was thought, Segers seems to have favoured yellow ochre-tinted paper.
Scanlon, Secretary General, Conservational on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
Though a big chunk of the ticket price goes to fund conservational efforts, nobody likes to pay this sum and come back empty handed.
Born in Crickhowell, and with "basic conservational Welsh", since retiring from full-time work he does consultancy work for the Council of Europe and Westminster Foundation for Democracy.
Carbon sequestration is the process by which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere through conservational agricultural and forest practices.
City conservational architect Michael Davies said: "The idea of the door itself was because we wanted to tuck the building away behind the wall to create this walled garden.

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