Definition of 'conservationist'
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EAST African gorillas are sliding towards extinction because of hunters, conservationists have warned. The Sun (2016)Greek conservationists say harsh cleaning methods have also hurt them. The Sun (2014)But conservationists say they face renewed threat from medicines flushed down sewers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only a few years ago conservationists hoped that they might be beginning to conquer the curse of ivory poaching. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It will be a fitting tribute to the British conservationist. Times, Sunday Times (2014)ENGLAND'S grasslands are suffering a catastrophic decline, conservationists have warned. The Sun (2014)Some conservationists also warn against planting it on specialist sites because it can spread and wipe out other plants needed for a sustainable habitat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The construction project would also scare away the game on which the tribe depends for meat, conservationists have warned. Times, Sunday Times (2015)TIGERS could become extinct unless global action is taken soon, conservationists warn today. The Sun (2010)She and other cougar conservationists hope that news of the big cats' potential impact on traffic accidents might smooth their return to the east. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fewer than 26,000 breeding pairs remain, conservationists say. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Colorado department of natural resources took up the issue in support of local landowners and conservationists, who feared the environmental impact. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The farmers, to the fury of conservationists, say that sea eagles have been targeting their lambs and destroying their already meagre income. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'conservationist'
British English: conservationist NOUN
A conservationist is someone who cares greatly about the conservation of the environment and who works to protect it.
Conservationists say the law must be strengthened.
Definition of conservationist from the Collins English Dictionary
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