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Unformatted text preview: What is Conservation? 1. The use of natural resources for the greatest good of the greatest number for the longest time. (how can 3 variables be maximized at the same time?) 2. Conservation implies both the development and protection of resources Ex. Development: build a dam in canyon for hydroelectricity and irrigation Protection: build nothing, preserve scenery Is Conservation Preservation? Use resource or save resources? Save for the unborn? Live now- the world may end....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ENVIRONMEN 0000 taught by Professor Faculty during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '11