Translation of conservation in Spanish:

conservation

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːnsərˈveɪʃən; ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃən/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Ecology/Ecología] protección (f) or conservación (f) del medio ambiente the conservation of our forests la protección or conservación de nuestros bosques soil conservation conservación del suelo (before noun/delante del nombre) [group/scheme] conservacionista conservation area (British English/inglés británico) zona (feminine) protegida (por su interés ecológico o arquitectónico) 1.2 (saving) conservación (f), ahorro (m)
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    • Broader efforts to cut back sprawl and promote energy conservation are just as important as personal economies.
    • All the scientists I've talked to tell me that the best we can expect is to meet about 25 percent of our energy needs with renewable resources and conservation.
    • However, there have been few attempts to base modern policies of resource conservation and management on customary ways of doing things.

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