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Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management

Living Edition
| Editors: Samuel Idowu, René Schmidpeter, Nicholas Capaldi, Liangrong Zu, Mara Del Baldo, Rute Abreu

Conservation: Sustainability

  • Eila JeronenEmail author
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DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02006-4_903-1

Synonyms

Definition/Description

The terms preservation and conservation are often confused and are used to mean the same thing. However, differences exist. Preservation aims to maintain as such the areas of the Earth what are so far untouched by humans. Environmental preservation is often regarded as a deeper form of environmentalism or ecocentrism (Enviropedia 2018). Conservation, on the other hand, means careful protection of something. Its goal is a planned management of natural resources, e.g., water and wildlife, flora and fauna to prevent exploitation, destruction, or neglect (Dictionary Merriam-Webster 2018). The term is gradually extended to cover human rights, industrial, and commercial context of environmental concerns (Dictionary 2018). Conservationists are persons who accept that change and progression are necessary for a better future, but only when the changes take place in ways that are not wasteful (Enviropedia 2018). They argue...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationUniversity of OuluOuluFinland
  2. 2.Faculty of Educational SciencesUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.Faculty of EducationUniversity of LaplandRovaniemiFinland

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