Conservation of areas

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(Astron.) the principle that the radius vector drawn from a planet to the sun sweeps over equal areas in equal times.

See also: Conservation

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She wants the government to focus on expanding the strict conservation of areas and nature reserves using ecological parameters of conservation review, assess, revise and regularly update PA management plans, and reconstitute the Protected Area Management Boards (PAMB).
However, the protected-areas law (Ley de Areas Protegidas) recognizes the conservation of areas such as Sierra Caral as important but does not impose sanctions against agents responsible for their destruction, nor does it assign a specific budget for their protection (NotiCen, March 13, 1992).
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