servation

ser·va·tion

(ser-vā'shŭn),
The use or function of an organ.

servation

An obsolete term for the activity or function of an organ.
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In 2008 Jibrell won the National Geographic Soci- ety/Buffett Foundation Award for Leadership in Con- servation (in 2002, she had already been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environment Prize for the Africa region).
waters have been subject to servation project in minks were removed awater voles introduBut they elusive and shy finding it hard e spot one.
The RSPB and other nature con-Turn to Page 26 From Page 25 servation organisations are working hard to halt the declines of these species but we can't do it alone and need the Government to take urgent and decisive action to protect our precious wildlife.
Philip Muruthi, chief scientist at con- servation group African Wild- life Foundation, says contin- ued rise in human population around the park is detrimental to its growth.
In a recent column, in another publi- cation, I made a deliberately mild ob- servation about maternity leave.
I am also concerned that a precedent will be set and leave the con servation area open to more encroach ment.
The taskforce includes the leaders of major cities on the proposed route, transport industry experts, business chiefs, academics, union representatives and civil servation and has produced 19 recommendations for Government, HS2 Ltd and others involved in the scheme.
Papers from the fields of electrical, electronics, telecommunications and energy con servation are solicited from professional engineers as per guidelines mentioned below, says the press release.
The participants' presentations explored local habits, civic issues, effects of industries, original research and tests concerning various environmental and conA[degrees] servation issues found both locally and globally.
He said that Denmark could provide state-of-the-art technology to Pakistan for En ergy conservation, Water Con servation, Water Pumping and Water Purification to help it overcome challenges in these areas.
THE Daniel Adamson Pre-r servation Society, which is restoring the 110-year-old Birkenhead-built steam tug tender Daniel Adamson, will run a fundraising cruise on Saturday, a October 26, backed by Peel Ports, Mersey Ferries and Merseyside Transport Trust.
To celebrate World Wetlands Day, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism held a joint launch of the wetlands and ecotourism promotional material and biome posters as a demonstration of the country's commitment to wetlands and water con servation.