Conservation (ethic)

  • satellite photograph of industrial deforestation in the tierras bajas project in eastern bolivia, using skyline logging and replacement of forests by agriculture
    much attention has been given to preserving the natural characteristics of hopetoun falls, australia, while allowing access for visitors

    conservation's goals include protecting species from extinction, maintaining and restoring habitats, enhancing ecosystem services and protecting biological diversity. a range of values underlie conservation, which can be guided by biocentrism, anthropocentrism, ecocentrism and sentientism.[1] there has recently been a movement towards evidence-based conservation which calls for greater use of scientific evidence to improve the effectiveness of conservation efforts.

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  • see also
  • references
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Satellite photograph of industrial deforestation in the Tierras Bajas project in eastern Bolivia, using skyline logging and replacement of forests by agriculture
Much attention has been given to preserving the natural characteristics of Hopetoun Falls, Australia, while allowing access for visitors

Conservation's goals include protecting species from extinction, maintaining and restoring habitats, enhancing ecosystem services and protecting biological diversity. A range of values underlie conservation, which can be guided by biocentrism, anthropocentrism, ecocentrism and sentientism.[1] There has recently been a movement towards evidence-based conservation which calls for greater use of scientific evidence to improve the effectiveness of conservation efforts.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Natuurbewaring
Alemannisch: Naturschutz
azərbaycanca: Təbiətin qorunması
Bân-lâm-gú: Pó-io̍k
Cymraeg: Cadwraeth
Deutsch: Naturschutz
Esperanto: Naturprotekto
føroyskt: Náttúruvernd
한국어: 자연보호
íslenska: Náttúruvernd
Lëtzebuergesch: Naturschutz
Nederlands: Natuurbescherming
norsk: Naturvern
norsk nynorsk: Naturvern
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Tabiatni muhofaza qilish
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਰੱਖ (ਸਦਾਚਾਰ)
Runa Simi: Sallqa amachay
slovenčina: Ochrana prírody
svenska: Naturvård
Türkçe: Doğa koruma
українська: Охорона природи
中文: 保育倫理