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CONSERVATION

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French Equivalent: Sauvegarde

Definition:
Conservation is the management of human use of organisms or ecosystems to ensure that such use is sustainable.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
Conservation tillage

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, April 15, 2013