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Conservation may refer to the preservation or efficient use of resources (in an efficient or ethical manner), or the conservation of various quantities under physical laws.

Conservation may refer more specifically to:


Conservation of biodiversity, environment, and natural resources[edit]

  • Conservation biology, the science of protection and management of biodiversity
  • Conservation (ethic), an ethic of use, protection, and management of the environment and natural resources
  • Conservation finance, the practice of raising and managing capital to support land, water, and resource conservation
  • Conservation genetics, an interdisciplinary science that applies genetic methods to conservation and restoration of biodiversity
  • Conservation movement, political, environmental, or social movement that seeks to protect natural resources, including biodiversity and habitat
  • Conservation organization an organization dedicated to protection and management of the environment or natural resources
  • Conservationist (Conservation movement), a person who advocates for conservation of the environment and natural resources
  • Conservation of natural resources:

Conservation of cultural heritage[edit]

Physical laws of conservation[edit]

See also[edit]

Characteristics or traits subject to conservation[edit]

  • Conserved quantity, in mathematics, a function of dependent variables that remains constant
  • Conserved trait, in evolution, a phenotypic expression that is similar or identical through time as the result of natural selection
  • Conserved sequence, similar or identical sequences of nucleic acids, proteins, protein structures, or polymeric carbohydrates
  • Conservation (psychology), learning development of logical thinking, according to Jean Piaget
  • Conserved name (Latin nomen conservandum), a scientific name with specific nomenclatural protection

Economics and Law - Conservation Law - Conservation Property Rights[edit]

  • Conservation economics (Environmental economics), economics of conservation of the environment and natural resources
  • Conservation law (Environmental law), law concerning conservation of the environment and resources

Land designated for conservation[edit]


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