The preservation and protection of the Earth's natural resources for the sake of future generations.
Easement restricting a landowner to land uses that that are compatible with long-term and environmental values.
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Reduction or elimination of unnecessary energy use and waste. See energy-efficiency.
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1) .... [M]ost early environmentalists believed that government rather than the market should be charged with protecting the environment and ensuring the of resources.
popular and scientific movement for the preservation of landscapes and species
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(n) - the process of using or managing a natural resource to prevent its waste, harm or destruction.
Conservation - Preserving and renewing, when possible, human and natural resources. The use, protection and improvement of natural resources according to principles that will ensure their highest economic or social benefits.
- preserving and renewing, when possible, human and natural resources.
CONSERVATION: Obtaining the benefits of water more efficiently, resulting in reduced demand for water. Sometimes called "end-use efficiency" or "demand management." ...
: Wise use of natural resources. of nonrenewable resources involves recycling and other means of efficient use.
Preserving or protecting animals and resources such as minerals, water and plants through planned action (such as breeding endangered species) or non-action (such as not letting taps run unnecessarily).
(1) Protection of the soil against physical loss by erosion or against chemical deterioration; that is, excessive loss of fertility by either natural or artificial means.
Any tillage and planting system that maintains at least 30% of the soil surface covered by residue after planting for the purpose of reducing soil erosion by water.
: The continuing protection and management of natural resources in accordance with principles that assure their optimum long-term economic and social benefits.
Conservation of mass, law of This states that mass is conserved in chemical reaction: the mass of the reactions is equal to the mass of the products. Nuclear reactions may appear to, but do not, break this law (see below).
pool Storage of water for later release for usual purposes such as municipal water supply, power, or irrigation in contrast with storage capacity used for flood control.
Definition (english only)
The management of human use of the biosphere so that many yield the greatest sustainable benefit to current generations while maintaining its potential to meet the needs and aspirations of future ...
energy - using energy efficiently or prudently; saving energy.
The idea that the minimum amount of energy should be used for a given task. Arises chiefly from the beliefs that energy sources are limited and excess energy use is harmful.
Energy efficiency ...
Cutting down on energy use to reduce emissions caused by such energy-generating processes as the combustion of fossil fuels and wood, and power plants.
Sensible and careful use of natural resources by humans. People with this view are called conservationists.
conservation biologist ...
Tillage: any planting approach that leaves 30% or more of the soil covered by plant residue or cover crop while tilling as little as possible to avoid destroying the soil structure.
A conservation feature designed to reduce the transmission of light into a building. These include any type of overhang (including architectural) or awning on the outside of the building designed to limit solar penetration.
biology - Populations or entire species may become rare due to changes in land use patterns or climatic conditions. Tree species are very rarely threatened with extinction.
WATER CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT
Stormwater Management - Water runs more quickly off hard surfaces than it does off unpaved surfaces, and when it runs over parking lots in particular it carries with it many pollutants.
and Water District in some areas); a local
government entity with in a defined water or soil protection
area tat provides assistance to farmers and other local ...
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA): federal legislation related to hazardous waste (Subtitle C), solid, non-hazardous waste (Subtitle D), and the recovery and use of recycled materials and energy (Subtitle F).
Resource and Recovery Act (1976, 1984) (RCRA)
This Act regulates management and disposal of hazardous wastes currently generated, treated, stored, disposed of, or distributed.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
A 1976 amendment to the first federal solid waste legislation, the Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965. In RCRA, Congress established initial directives and guidelines for U.S.
Soil Service. An agency of the United States Department of Agriculture that provides technical assistance for resource to farmers, other Federal, state and local agencies, and to local soil districts. ...
Conservation tillage - a tillage system that does not invert the soil and that leaves a protective cover of plant residue on the
soil surface throughout the year.
Contour farming - growing crops in strips that follow the contour of the land.
Energy Reduction or elimination of unnecessary energy use and waste. See also energy efficiency. Energy efficiency Ratio of useful energy output of a system, conversion process or activity, to its energy input.
Conservation The principles and practice of the science of preventing species extinctions. Conspecific Belonging to the same species.
Soil and Water Practices: Control measures consisting of managerial, vegetative, and structural practices to reduce the loss of soil and water.
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Preliminary Site Assessment (PSA) A process followed by the NYS Department of Environmental (DEC) to determine if a site contains hazardous waste and its potential for harming the public health or environment.
 coarse-filter Of or referring to an approach to conservation biology that focuses on habitats, landscapes, and ecosystems. Compare fine-filter.
ACA- American Association
ACBM- Asbestos-Containing Building Material
ACE- Alliance for Clean Energy
ACE- Any Credible Evidence
ACEEE- American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
ACFM- Actual Cubic Feet Per Minute ...
See also: Environment, Environmental, Waste, Resource, Reduce