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con·ser·va·tion·ist

 (kŏn′sûr-vā′shə-nĭst)
n.
One that practices or advocates conservation, especially of natural resources.

conservationist

(ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃənɪst)
n
(Environmental Science) a person who advocates or strongly promotes preservation and careful management of natural resources and of the environment

con•ser•va•tion•ist

(ˌkɒn sərˈveɪ ʃə nɪst)

n.
a person who advocates or promotes conservation, esp. of natural resources.
[1865–70]

conservationist

a person who advocates the conservation of the natural resources of a country or region. — conservational, adj.
See also: Nature
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conservationist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollutionconservationist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
Green - an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
tree hugger - derogatory term for environmentalists who support restrictions on the logging industry and the preservation of forests
Translations
المُحافِظ
ochránce přírody/životního prostředí
miljøværnernaturværner
természetvédõ
náttúruverndarmaîur
ochranca životného prostredia
çevre korumacı

conservationist

[ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃənɪst] Nconservacionista mf, ecologista mf

conservationist

[ˌkɒnsərˈveɪʃənɪst] nécologiste mf, défenseur/euse m/f de l'environnement

conservationist

nUmweltschützer(in) m(f); (as regards old buildings etc) → Denkmalpfleger(in) m(f)

conservationist

[ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃnɪst] nambientalista m/f

conserve

(kənˈsəːv) verb
to keep from changing, being damaged or lost. We must conserve the country's natural resources; This old building should be conserved.
noun
something preserved, eg fruits in sugar, jam etc.
ˌconserˈvation (kon-) noun
the act of conserving especially wildlife, the countryside, old buildings etc.
ˌconserˈvationist (kon-) noun
a person who is interested in conservation.
conˈservatism (-vətizəm) noun
dislike of change.
conˈservative (-tiv) adjective
1. disliking change. Older people tend to be conservative in their attitudes; conservative opinions.
2. in politics, wanting to avoid major changes and to keep business and industry in private hands.
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A search is under way to try and recover a beaver which escaped from a farm and is now felling trees, a conservationist said.
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He was a wildlife conservationist whose main mission was to protect the planet's endangered animals.
With the permission of Panama's government, Mendelson and a conservationist from the Atlanta Botanical Gardens collected and evacuated 600 frogs, who traveled to Atlanta in style, snuggled in damp moss inside vented plastic deli containers.
But while Knecht presents all of the arguments, he comes down decisively on the side of the conservationist Australians: "It is difficult to escape the conclusion that in going to this extreme, what is literally the end of the Earth, Perez and his industry are approaching the ultimate end of the road.
GPS Mapping: Make Your Own Maps by conservationist and outdoorsman Rich Owings informatively guides readers through all the diverse choices they face and explains just how to combine the fun of high-tech with the security of paper maps for their outdoors, wilderness, and travel activities.

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