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EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOREST SCIENCE > FOREST CONSERVATION

Definition:
Management of the human use of the biosphere so that it may yield the greatest
sustainable benefit to present generations while maintaining its potential to
meet the needs and aspirations of future generations. It includes the
preservation, maintenance, sustainable utilisation, restoration and enhancement
of the environment.


Reference:
From the Glossary of Forestry Terms, Ministry of Forests, Government of British
Columbia, Canada.
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/library/documents/glossary/