SCI/275-environmental science

Provide a brief summary differentiating conservation and preservation.

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  1. There is not much difference in ordinary usage. Some folks who like to restrict words to their own usage will on conserve emphasize management, and on preserve emphasize protect.

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  2. but i need detail on how they are different.....

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  3. Conservation of a forest would allow limited lumbering along with replanting.

    Preservation of a forest doesn't allow any human interference.

    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_difference_between_conservation_and_preservation

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