Some 28 percent of the vertebrate species red-listed by the International Union for conservation of Nature live there.
According to the International Union for conservation of Nature, the animal is “teetering on the brink of extinction.”
But three hours from the construction site, the war between oil and conservation is palpable.
In honor of Earth Day, environmentalist Bill McKibben picks his five favorite books about nature and conservation.
The film aims to raise awareness and funds for Tusk Trust, a UK-based conservation charity, of which Prince William is patron.
The name "Victory" was chosen as representing the idea underlying the conservation of wheat.
Which is best in the true interests of conservation, we are not yet able to see.
None are so directly interested in the conservation of mussels as the fishermen themselves.
At least, conservation, as such, ceased to become a sole motive.
Let us begin with the conservation of energy, or, as Herbert Spencer used to call it, the persistence of force.
late 14c., conservacioun, "preservation of one's health and soundness," from Latin conservationem (nominative conservatio) "a keeping, preserving, conserving," noun of action from past participle stem of conservare (see conserve). Meaning "preservation of existing conditions" in any sense is from mid-15c. Since late 15c., in reference to English municipal authorities who had charge of rivers, sewers, forests, fisheries, etc. Specifically of the environment from 1922.
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.