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conservationist

an advocate of the protection of natural resources: The conservationist lobbied to save the trees.
Not to be confused with:
conservative – one who favors traditional views and values: She dresses in a conservative style.
conservator – one who is responsible for a person ruled incompetent: His son became his conservator.

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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Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide energy and resources conservation movement, has been instrumental in driving awareness among citizens of India on conservation of energy and natural resources.
While addressing a gathering here, Naidu said, "Today we are starting 2nd phase of water conservation movement.
Waleed Sha'aban commented, "The cheetah conservation movement is one that is close to our heart.
Although the birds no longer exist, their demise helped to inspire the animal conservation movement and other laws to protect wildlife.
A decision to commemorate it was taken in 1931 at the International Congress of Friends of the Nature Conservation Movement in Florence, Italy.
Thornhill concludes by encouraging readers to participate in the conservation movement, underlining the important need by listing 50 species rendered extinct since the great auk's disappearance.
The core goal of the conservation movement, in all its currents, is to protect the autonomy of natural forms of life.
It describes the origins of the conservation movement and the legacy of the 1960s and 1970s; developments in Congress and the federal government during the Reagan years; the evolution of environmental organizations in the 1980s: changes in the 1990s, illustrated through the cases of Yellowstone National Park, the western rangelands, and biodiversity; campaigns to protect forests and owls; developments during the Clinton administration; the National Park System and Park Service, Everglades National Park, Adirondack park and forest preserve, and the Wilderness Preservation System around 2000; and developments in the 21st century, including the conservation lobby and the George W.
However, by the early 1990s, Traditional Owners and the conservation movement had had enough and began concerted and collaborative campaigns to turn the situation around.
Several prominent members of the heritage conservation movement, led by its former leader, Trivimi Velliste, have made a proposal to build a monument to Pats in the garden of Toompea Castle in time for the centenary of the Estonian State in February 2018.
It was praised by indigenous leaders, who have long argued the need for an indigenous perspective within the broader conservation movement.
com)-- Wedderspoon is pleased to announce a $17,000 donation to the David Suzuki Foundation, a Canadian organization at the forefront of the conservation movement in North America.

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