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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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The amateur conservationist admitted he was not completely positive that the creature he saw in the river was the baiji, and he was not able to capture any photographs of the animal.
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Boots, bikes, and bombers; adventures of Alaska conservationist Ginny Hill Wood.
Conservationist stakeholders were hopeful after another surprise government announcement in April, which temporarily bans oil and gas exploration in Whitehorse Trough.
Indonesia: Critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros gave birth Saturday at an Indonesian sanctuary, following just three other in-captivity births over the past century, a conservationist said.
Germany's largest private free-to-air station RTL broadcast a report titled: "Dirty business - how millions of birds end up as table delicacies", which featured graphic video of a poacher brandishing a plank of wood whilst attempting to bundle a conservationist into the back of a truck near Paralimni.
A search is under way to try and recover a beaver which escaped from a farm and is now felling trees, a conservationist said.
Conservative Conservationist is best when the author takes readers inside the critical meetings where administration officials hashed out environmental policy options and often made decisions.
And at night they're chained," says elephant conservationist Sangduen "Lek" Chailert.
Offshore fisherman and avid conservationist Charles Sobczak presents Alligators, Sharks & Panthers: Deadly Encounters with Florida's Top Predator--Man, an evenhanded discussion of four deadly species: alligators, who have committed nearly four hundred attacks in Florida since 1948; panthers, whose rare assaults have been historically authenticated; sharks, whose notoriety needs no explanation; and man, who has slaughtered thousands and millions of these dangerous yet endangered animal predators.

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