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What is the difference between Conservation and Preservation?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Aug 27, 2019

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C. Matz

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C. MatzCollege student, Graduation, Orlando
College student, Graduation, Orlando

Answered on Aug 27, 2019

Preservation and conservation are two words you will think are talking about the same thing but in the real sense of what they actually mean they are not the same. There are some differences between them. First of all, preservation simply means the act of preserving or maintaining something so as to prevent it from destruction, decay or any form of ill. The perfect examples of things we preserve are different kinds of natural resources that are around us.

Preservation and conservation are two words you will think are talking about the same thing but in
We preserve them so that they can continue to be of good use without contamination. For example, water bodies that are meant for human use need to be preserved so that they can continue to be at their good state. Conservation, on the other hand, is the wise use of natural resources to sustain humans needs. There are two categories of natural resources, we have ones that are renewable and those that are non-renewable. Conservation of both renewable and non-renewable natural resources will ensure and prevent wastage of those resources.

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A. Samuel

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A. SamuelContent Manager, Masters in Marketing and accounting, Florida
Content Manager, Masters in Marketing and accounting, Florida

Answered on Jul 16, 2019

When you hear conservation and preservation, it may appear to you that they have the same meaning. Both terms are used by people who are giving protection to their environs but often miss them up. The fact is that these two terms are entirely different, though both have similar methods but are differ in their ideology. The conversation is the sustainable use of natural resources like water, wildlife, air, and all other resources we can get from earth. Some of these resources are renewable while some are not. While preservation means to maintain the present state of something.

When you hear conservation and preservation, it may appear to you that they have the same meaning.
Preservation of natural resources entails giving protection to the resource that has not been touched by human purposely for excessive utilization of man use either for farming, housing, tourism, or any other human developmental purposes. The conversation is the prevention of damages that may occur to the natural resources at the first instance, while preservation is the protection of the environment that has already undergo damages or destruction. Conversation helps to ensure that human is associated with their surrounding or environment by educational leads, while preservation ensures the safety of places for susceptible and adverse circumstances.

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