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Conservation may refer to the following:

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Ethics is a general term for what is often described as the science (study) of morality. In philosophy, ethical behavior is that which is good or right. ... The conservation movement is a political and social movement that seeks to protect natural resources including plant and animal species as well as their habitat for the future. ... The conservation ethic is an ethic of resource use, allocation, exploitation, and protection. ... For the physical concepts, see conservation of energy and energy efficiency. ... Water conservation refers to reducing use of fresh water, through technological or social methods. ... cheese ... Conservation Authorities are local, community-based environmental agencies based in Ontario Canada. ... Conservation is the profession devoted to the preservation of cultural property for the future. ... Architectural conservation describes the process through which the material, historical, and design integrity of immovable objects are prolonged through carefully planned interventions. ... An archaeological site is a place (or group of physical sites) in which evidence of past activity is preserved (either prehistoric or historic or contemporary), and which has been investigated using the discipline of archaeology. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... In botanical nomenclature, conservation is a nomenclatural procedure governed by Art. ... Conservation is a high degree of similarity in the primary or higher structure of homologous proteins amongst various phyla. ... In physics, a conservation law states that a particular measurable property of an isolated physical system does not change as the system evolves. ... The law of conservation of mass/matter, also known as law of mass/matter conservation (or the Lomonosov-Lavoisier law), states that the mass of a closed system of substances will remain constant, regardless of the processes acting inside the system. ... An ability in logical thinking according to the psychologist, Piaget who developed four stages in cognitive development. ...

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