What does conservationist mean?

Definitions for conservationist
ˌkɒn sərˈveɪ ʃə nɪstcon·ser·va·tion·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. environmentalist, conservationistnoun

    someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution


  1. conservationistnoun

    A person who maintains natural areas or protects threatened species.

  2. conservationistnoun

    Someone who advocates for these actions.


  1. conservationist

    A conservationist is a person who advocates for, or actively participates in, the protection and preservation of the environment and wildlife. This includes efforts in conservation of natural resources, landscapes, plants and animals, often through strategies such as implementing sustainable practices or establishing nature reserves. This term can also refer to someone who works towards preserving historical sites, artifacts or artworks.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conservationist in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conservationist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of conservationist in a Sentence

  1. Dave Calkins:

    It was a bipartisan effort — the Republican Party was known as quite conservationist, under the Richard Nixon administration we passed the Clean Air Act of 1970, Clean Air Act of 1970 [ and ] the Clean Water Act of' 72.

  2. John James Audubon:

    A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.

  3. Corey Knowlton:

    Maybe 100 years from now -- maybe it's delusions of grandeur -- but I hope people will look at it and say this was the turning point that got people to understand what it means to be a conservationist.

  4. Punam Patel:

    I grew up going to Disneyland, and that's the original park, i'm a Disney conservationist. Walt Disney World looks so big, and it's not him (Walt Disney). I think you lose the intimate magic that happens at Disneyland. It's way more corporate. Disneyland feels like being at home.

  5. Mike Braun:

    As a Main Street Entrepreneur and conservationist, I know firsthand that if we want to address our changing climate then we need to facilitate real solutions that our farmers, environmentalists and industry can all support.

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  • Artenschützer, Naturschützerin, Artenschützerin, NaturschützerGerman
  • conservacionistaSpanish
  • ympäristönsuojelija, luonnonsuojelijaFinnish
  • écologiste, défenseur de l'environnementFrench
  • 보존 주의자Korean
  • защитник природыRussian

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