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preserve

(prĭ-zûrv′)
v. pre·served, pre·serving, pre·serves
v.tr.
1. To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
2. To keep or maintain intact: tried to preserve family harmony.
3. To prepare (food) for storage or future use, as by canning or salting.
4. To prevent (organic bodies) from decaying or spoiling: preserved the specimen in a chemical solution.

pre·serv′a·bil′i·ty n.
pre·serv′a·ble adj.
pres′er·va′tion (prĕz′ər-vā′shən) n.
pre·serv′er n.
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As part of their improvement initiative, the new owners will incorporate a number of energy-saving measures that will both lower operating costs and help preserve natural resources.
Bermejo's team walked transects--straight lines through the bush--and tallied fresh gorilla nests encountered in infected and uninfected areas in and near the preserve.
This could be the niche that would set The Green River Preserve apart--to share the magic of this area with campers through a unique, natural-science-oriented summer camp program.
Preserves open space either for the scenic enjoyment of the general public or pursuant to a Federal, state or local governmental conservation policy and yields a significant public benefit (the open-space requirement); or
Honeyman Memorial State Park to preserve Depression-era buildings created by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Congress understood that the Library, with a core mission to make information available and useful and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity regardless of format for current and future generations of Congress and the American people, was uniquely qualified for this assignment.
A stunning 10,000-square-foot lodge, built of out logs, sits midway up rolling grassy hills in north central Oregon, a centerpiece of the unspoiled 3,000-acre preserve.
Home gardeners can become a small but significant link in the chain: by finding, growing, saving, increasing, and sharing special seeds; by patronizing the seed companies that carry these varieties (or the local growers who do); and by supporting the work of organizations that are helping to preserve this irreplaceable genetic heritage for future generations to enjoy.
Right now there is no proven therapy that will preserve fertility in women undergoing radiotherapy or chemotherapy," says Kolesnick.
Chapleau is right on the edge of the game preserve so we want to market the preserve as a wilderness area to attract more hikers, bird watchers and bear watchers.
Therefore, law enforcement officers must inform investigators when DNA material exists and obtain, secure, and preserve the DNA evidence properly.