[kon-ser-vey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn sərˈveɪ ʃən/
the act of conserving; prevention of injury, decay, waste, or loss; preservation:
conservation of wildlife; conservation of human rights.
official supervision of rivers, forests, and other natural resources in order to preserve and protect them through prudent management.
a district, river, forest, etc., under such supervision.
the careful utilization of a natural resource in order to prevent depletion.
the restoration and preservation of works of art.
the act or an instance of conserving or keeping from change, loss, injury, etc
protection, preservation, and careful management of natural resources and of the environment
(as modifier): a conservation area
The protection, preservation, management, or restoration of natural environments and the ecological communities that inhabit them. Conservation is generally held to include the management of human use of natural resources for current public benefit and sustainable social and economic utilization.
[self-kuh n-sis-tuh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈsɪs tənt, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. consistent with oneself or itself.
verb (used with object), consoled, consoling. 1. to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of; give solace or comfort: Only his children could console him when his wife died. verb 1. to serve as a source of comfort to (someone) in disappointment, loss, sadness, etc noun 1. an ornamental bracket, esp one used […]
verb (used with object), constituted, constituting. 1. to compose; form: mortar constituted of lime and sand. 2. to appoint to an office or function; make or create: He was constituted treasurer. 3. to establish (laws, an institution, etc.). 4. to give legal form to (an assembly, court, etc.). 5. to create or be tantamount to: […]
noun 1. the act of consuming, as by use, decay, or destruction. 2. the amount consumed: the high consumption of gasoline. 3. Economics. the using up of goods and services having an exchangeable value. 4. Pathology. Older Use. tuberculosis of the lungs. progressive wasting of the body. noun 1. the act of consuming or the […]