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What is the difference between conservation and preservation?
September 14, 2008 3:32AM
Conservation is to spend or use sparingly. Preservation is to keep and maintain what you have.
conservation: the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources;an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change. preservation: the activity of protecting something from loss or danger;a process that saves organic substances from decay; the condition of being (well or ill) preserved