conservation

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Usage, improvement, and protection of human and natural resources in a wise manner, ensuring derivation of their highest economic and social benefits on a continuing or long-term basis. Conservation is achieved through alternative technologies, recycling, and reduction in waste and spoilage, and (unlike preservation) implies consumption of the conserved resources.

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It is important to teach young children about conservation, because they will decide how to treat our earth in the future.
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Teddy Roosevelt was the president who initiated a conservation movement in America by setting aside land for the public to enjoy and care for.
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The people who live in my home town are exceedingly liberal and focused on conservation of local resources in the hopes of protecting the planet.
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