conservationist

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someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution

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The recent release of Tina Loo's States of Nature will do much to dispel the notion of a limited historical significance for Canada's wildlife conservation movement.
Throughout the country a new conservation movement is being developed by federal, state, and local agency representatives; Tribes; private landowners; conservation organizations; industry representatives; academics; and other stakeholders.
The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1959), 122-127.
Walden Pond in Lincoln and Concord, Massachussets - a worldwide symbol of the conservation movement - has become a battleground for often-angry opposing environmental-action groups.
The wildlife conservation movement is very much an international organization, or an international community.
He distinguished himself as a professor, mainly at Stanford University, and was an eloquent voice of the American conservation movement.
Environmentalists are heralding the cancellation of Nigeria's Kefin-Zaki dam project as a victory for the conservation movement.
Ducks Unlimited Canada is the Canadian arm of an international waterfowl conservation movement founded by conservation-minded sportsmen who realized early in the century that the majority of North American waterfowl rely on breeding and nesting habitats in Canada.
If one is to consider the history of the American conservation movement, they must consider the private organizations as well as the public agencies involved, and this volume is a good start in that direction.
Founded in 1875, the oldest national non-profit conservation organization in the country has served as a catalyst for many of the most important milestones in the conservation movement, including the founding of the U.
Pinchot saw a childhood interest in nature lead to a distinguished career protecting forests and a founding role in America's emerging conservation movement.
It may have inspired the Romantic Movement's appreciation for wild nature and the beginnings of a conservation movement in the UK, argues Monbiot, but it isn't the kind of landscape we should be maintaining.
Innovation grants will also be awarded to 20 cutting-edge conservation projects that involve communities traditionally underrepresented in the conservation movement, with a focus on habitat, water and energy preservation.
I CARE to live only to entice people to look at nature's loveliness," said John Muir, founder of the conservation movement and of America's National Parks such as Yosemite and the Grand Canyon.
14 ( ANI ): Launching the "Rise for the Sparrows" campaign, India's largest conservation movement to save sparrows today, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit declared the sparrow as the "State Bird of Delhi," a decision that is expected to go a long way in raising awareness and attention on the species.
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