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Conservation of natural things

  • Conservation biology, the science of the protection and management of biodiversity
  • Conservation genetics - "an interdisciplinary science that aims to apply genetic methods to the conservation and restoration of biodiversity."
  • Conservation movement, to protect plants, animals and their habitats
  • Conservation (ethic), an ethic of resource use, allocation, and protection, especially of the natural environment
  • Conservationist, a person who advocates for conservation of plants, animals and their habitats
  • Energy conservation, the reduction of non-renewable energy consumption
  • Habitat conservation, a land management practice that seeks to conserve, protect and restore, habitat areas for wild plants and animals
  • Water conservation, reducing the use of water to protect the environment
  • Wildlife management, multidisciplinary practices, including conservation of species and their habitats
  • Marine conservation, the protection and preservation of ecosystems in oceans and seas
  • Soil conservation, management strategies for prevention of soil being eroded from the earth’s surface or becoming chemically altered

Conservation of made things

  • Art conservation, protecting works of art
  • Conservation-restoration, the profession devoted to the preservation of cultural property
  • Photograph conservation
  • Architectural conservation


  • Conservation laws, a set of laws in physics
  • Conserved sequence - "similar or identical sequences which may occur within nucleic acid sequences, protein sequences, protein structures or polymeric carbohydrates".
  • Conservation (psychology), learning development of logical thinking, according to Jean Piaget
  • Conservation authority (Canada)
  • Conserved name (Latin nomen conservandum), a scientific name with specific nomenclatural protection.

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