the branch of biology that deals with threats to biodiversity and with preserving the biologic and genetic diversity of animals and plants
Conservation biology was created to deal with the crisis of maintaining the genes, species, communities, and ecosystems that make up earth’s biological diversity.
science; conservation biologist n
The scientific study of the conservation of biological diversity and the effects of humans on the environment.
- Conservation grade
adjective 1. relating to food produced using traditional methods where possible, and following strict specifications regarding animal feeds and welfare, the use of chemical fertilizers, wildlife conservation, and land management
noun, Physics, Chemistry. 1. any law stating that some quantity or property remains constant during and after an interaction or process, as conservation of charge or conservation of linear momentum. conservation law Any of various principles, such as the conservation of charge and the conservation of energy, that require some measurable property of a closed […]
noun, Physics. 1. the principle that the total angular momentum of a system has constant magnitude and direction if the system is subjected to no external force.
noun, Physics. 1. the principle that the total baryon number remains constant in all processes involving the interaction of elementary particles.