Top 121 Conservation Quotes

Here we have the best Conservation Quotes from famous authors such as Ralph Northam, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Douglas Tompkins, Richard Dean Anderson, Albert J. Nock. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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Partnering with local governments to conserve critical working landscapes and protect our abundant natural resources is key to maximizing the conservation impact of state funds.

Conservation is now a dead word.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Despite my great disappointment in American foreign policy, I am very proud of the American tradition of wild land conservation. It is the best tradition and example of land conservation in the world. It goes back a long way.

They are a fairly aggressive conservation organization that was started to protect the great whales particularly, but in general all marine life around the world. So those are the people I’m trying to attach my name to.

The university‘s business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on.

I’m involved very actively with three conservation charities, because I’m passionate about animals.

It’s not called the low country for nothing, it’s literally at sea level. If we don’t start paying attention to conservation in our environment, the water levels are going to rise and those areas are going to start disappearing.

Madelyn Cline
There’s an overemphasis on conservation and other idyllic energy sources that can be harmful in that it hampers new technology and innovation.

Klaus Lackner
If mountain gorillas are to survive and propagate, far more active conservation measures urgently need to be undertaken. The question remains, is it already too late?

It was an overwhelming moment to perform in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. Dia Mirza and I were the celebrity ambassadors for India International Snow Leopard Conservation Forum. I even met the Russian president; all of us pledged to save snow leopards and other endangered species.

The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.

Hunted for sport by the rich, then driven from large tracts of its natural habitat by agricultural and housing development, the giant panda deserves better than to be scrubbed from conservation’s ledger books through false accounting.

I believe sustainable use is the greatest propaganda in wildlife conservation at the moment.

Conservation is key to preserving many of the world’s natural beauty spots, so do your best to help by keeping to designated footpaths and being a discerning souvenir collector.

Our livelihood is intimately tied to the food we eat, water we drink and places where we recreate. That’s why we have to promote responsibility and conservation when it comes to our natural resources.

I have long been active in and supportive of conservation and historical preservation causes.

Jack L Chalker
But we must take other steps, such as increasing conservation, developing an ethanol industry, and increasing CAFE standards if we are to make our country safer by cutting our reliance on foreign oil.

The challenge of weaning ourselves off fossil fuel even as it becomes more abundant will make the old fights about energy conservation seem like child’s play.

There are many religious points of view where the conservation of the world is just as important as it is to scientists.

Mostly, I spend my time being a mother to my two children, working in my organic garden, raising masses of sweet peas, being passionately involved in conservation, recycling and solar energy.

This isn’t just about today, this about generations to come. And you‘ve got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he’s done it.

From a conservation issue alone, you’d have to say there are too many badgers. A bigger growth in the badger population is not good for the balance of conservation anyway.

Princess Anne
Conservation of energy also protects our environment.

Lamar S Smith
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.

Hunting forces a person to endure, to master themselves, even to truly get to know the wild environment. Actually, along the way, hunting and fishing makes you fall in love with the natural world. This is why hunters so often give back by contributing to conservation.

Now, the downside to conservation is that so much is done for the public, which almost always mars the environment that one wanted to conserve.

In big museums, the role of the curator has shrunk in recent years as different branches of curatorial work – such as interpretation, or learning, or conservation – have split off and become professions of their own.

Conservation may be a sign of personal virtue, but it is not a sufficient basis for a sound, comprehensive energy policy.

There’s an absolute surety to the hands-on conservation lifestyle of hunting, fishing and trapping where you know you’re going to consume today.

Here are the facts we confront. No one is against conservation. No one is against alternative fuel sources.

I see my filming career as an opportunity to get the message of conservation out to an even greater audience.

All the conservation efforts in the world won’t be enough to make a dent in the oncoming sustainability crisis our planet faces.

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society recognizes that the deaths of four sealers is a tragedy, but Sea Shepherd also recognizes that the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of seal pups is an even greater tragedy.

I’m not a poster boy for Conservation International. I’m a working member of the board.

I hope people will learn more about agriculture in America. About locally grown farming and about water conservation. About how much pollution results from beef and pig farming.

I love the ocean and I’m passionate about conservation and the environment.

The demand for electricity to have a strong, growing economy is too great to be simply offset by more conservation.

Spencer Abraham
I was running for mayor of Syracuse – the first woman to run for mayor in our city, or in New York, and one of the first in the United States. I was known for my strong conservation plank. In 1969, the term ‘conservation’ was hardly on the tip of every citizen‘s tongue.

Environment conservation without stagnating development is the objective of our government.

We have increased conservation spending, enacted legislation that enables us to clean up and redevelop abandoned brownfields sites across the country, and implemented new clean water standards that will protect us from arsenic.

If you’re not willing to take the political heat, then you shouldn’t get into the game of land conservation, especially on a large scale.

In every aspect of my life, I live under the protection of and in accordance to the laws of this nation. At the end of the day, it’s a wildlife biological fact and a conservation fact that the game must be managed. There’s only so much habitat, i.e. food, out there.

The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture.

Gaylord Nelson
There are two major challenges before Indian agriculture today: ecological and economical. The conservation of our basic agricultural assets such as land, water, and biodiversity is a major challenge. How to make agriculture sustainable is the challenge.

Our farmers are constantly deploying conservation techniques that keep our environment strong – and it’s time we made them a consistent part of our efforts to protect it.

I think that our cooperative conservation approaches get people to sit down and grapple with problem solving.

Gale Norton
For generations, farmers in Central Virginia and across the United States have engaged in voluntary conservation practices that have not only improved crop quality, but also protected our clean soil and water.

Our traditional oil and gas philosophy does not have conservation as a crucial component, and we can ill afford to continue to spend billions of dollars which are not reflected in the improved human capital of our country.

The smartest thing I ever did as a writer was hire a retired conservation agent to blaze a hiking trail for me. It’s nothing fancy – just a narrow path that meanders for a little over a mile through the woods near my home. But that trail through the trees has become my therapist, my personal trainer, and my best editor.

I’m for conservation, but it’s mostly a con. That’s the trouble. It’s sentimental. Buy an elephant a drink, a lion an acre.

Peter Beard
Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent.

National Parks are the gold standard for conservation.

Because of climate changes, it’s not just a question of producing energy. It’s a question of producing energy in a way that we can live with in the long term. If you look at the available pieces, from conservation to nuclear, solar, whatever, and you put them all together, we can’t do it.

George M Whitesides
Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.

Adlai Stevenson II
To those who have always wondered how they might best serve the wider world, wildlife conservation is, at its core, one of the purest forms of giving.

Thomas Kaplan
I became interested in ocean issues in the 1980s when I couldn’t take my daughters swimming because of pollution at our local beach. Twenty-five years later, I’m a board member of Oceana, the world’s largest international organization dedicated to ocean conservation.

Conservation of any endangered species must begin with stringent efforts to protect its natural habitat by the enforcement of rigid legislation against human encroachment into parks and other game sanctuaries.

I don’t know how to do anything else other than be an actor. If I wasn’t in this, I would be in alternative energy and conservation.

I came here to help make America more competitive and prosperous by developing an energy policy that increases conservation, promotes cleaner technologies, encourages development of renewables and enhances domestic production of gas and oil.

I am proud to place Tercio Red River into a conservation easement forever protecting this spectacular landscape with Colorado Open Lands.

Louis Bacon
Last year, I co-sponsored the Highlands Conservation Act and in a bipartisan effort we passed the bill through Congress.

Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting good of men.

Gifford Pinchot
Well, there’s no doubt about the fact that, that higher energy prices lead to greater conservation, greater energy efficiency, and they also, of course, play a useful role on the supply side.

Frankly, we should have an ARPA-O, an Advanced Research Projects Agency for oceans research, to match DARPA for defense and ARPA-E for energy. And we should have an Oceans and Coasts Fund to match the upland- and freshwater-directed Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Striking a balance between wildlife conservation and wind energy development starts with understanding threats to eagle populations and how our actions, including operating wind farms, are affecting them.

I did not establish the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as a protest organisation.

I’d like to continue to spread my message on conservation and make sure my dad‘s message – his legacylives on.

The growth that we want is one that brings real benefits to the people, raises quality and efficiency of development, and contributes to energy conservation and environmental protection.

From Nike, we buy victory. From Under Armour, we buy protection. From Lululemon, we buy zen. From Patagonia, we buy conservation. From BMW, we buy performance.

There is an analogy between conservation and education reform. The coalition around education reform is the biggest bipartisan thing going in this state right now. We need to recapture the big bipartisan spirit for conservation.

Rob McKenna
The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency.

Gifford Pinchot
Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day.

Gifford Pinchot
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.

We must not risk defunding environmental conservation programs, which is why Congress should reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund to preserve our natural resources.

We have vastly increased the amount of funding that is available for conservation partnerships.

Gale Norton
When Bindi and Robert have grown, there will probably be another life for me, and I can’t anticipate exactly what that will be, but it will involve continuing Steve‘s work, conservation, being there for my kids, Australia Zoo.

Fuel conservation is a necessity, and I have to be the first person to set the example.

Energy conservation is a responsibility that falls on every country and individual.

A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.

Aristide Briand
World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace.

Gifford Pinchot
Conservation is an American value, and it is lacking from this bill.

Conservation is for guilty people on Park Avenue with poodles and Pekingeses.

Peter Beard
My two primary areas of focus have been open-space conservation and education, and I expect those to remain my priorities in the future. The Irvine open space and parklands provide serenity and balance to our unique Orange County lifestyle.

Donald Bren
Teapot Dome involved the conservation of the oil resources of the United States, especially those situated upon the public lands.

George William Norris
Conservation destroys the present. If we are only busy preserving the past, we are not living in the present and unable to look forward. I am against conservation. We should let young people move forward, whether we agree with them or not. We should let new things happen.

Peter Eisenman
Some celebrities like to get behind water conservation or helping the homeless get back on their feet. Me? Body grooming control: that’s what I like to step behind 100 percent.

I am an Eagle Scout. I am very proud of that. When I was in college I worked summers in a Boy Scout summer camp. I was a nature conservation director.

China is responsible for a lot of the major conservation issues we’re facing. It’s the main market for rhino horn. Tigers are being killed for tiger bone wine. They’re driving the tropical timber trade and illegal logging in Indonesia, and the trade in tropical reef fish.

Mark Carwardine
I don’t do celebrity endorsements. My work with Conservation International is a good use of whatever celebrity I might have to draw attention to important problems. I have the same responsibility as everyone to reduce consumption and to teach children to respect the environment.

Why is it that scuba divers and surfers are some of the strongest advocates of ocean conservation? Because they’ve spent time in and around the ocean, and they’ve personally seen the beauty, the fragility, and even the degradation of our planet’s blue heart.

I made my first conservation series for National Geographic in 2000. Ever since I’ve been finding ways of making my own life as sustainable as it possibly can be.

You might not think of ‘conservation’ immediately when you think of Russell Crowe, but he is a great conservationist in his own right.

I was a kid that loved reptiles and eventually started an organization dedicated to saving turtles and tortoises, called the Turtle Conservancy, where we protect land and basically do species conservation around the world.

In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil.

Energy conservation is the foundation of energy independence.

I’m also working closely with a group called the Amazon Conservation Team, helping with the rainforest in South America.

In fact, if you think hard about it, animal conservation should actually be anathema to the Darwin-loving liberal agenda, which holds up evolution – and not altruistic compassion – as the final word on the survival of a species.

Growing up during the Depression, I worked for the Forest Service and CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). I tend to work very, very hard. I wouldn’t change that for anything.

Raymond Burr
Conservation is not without its critics and opposition. There are a lot of special interests that don’t want to see land set aside.

I reserve the right to survey the national political landscape for candidates at all levels who reflect a proper understanding of our national security, economic security, and family security – the ideals of social conservation, the heart and strength of our country.

In addition to the clean coal provisions, the energy conference agreement contains provisions instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.

One of the bedrock principles of physics is the conservation of energy. In this universe, energy can be neither created nor destroyed.

In December 2012, the U.S. 9th district court granted a temporary injunction to the Japanese whalers that ordered the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society U.S.A. to not approach within 500 yards of the whaling vessels.

On a local level, hunters in states around the country have provided billions of dollars for conservation efforts. Money collected from hunting license sales, taxes on ammunition and firearms and other hunting equipment often goes directly to properly maintaining land and conservation efforts.

Helping people understand the impact of key environmental and human issues worldwide is something that I’m passionate about. CNN’s ‘Going Green’ series of specials are engaging viewers around the world through important messages of conservation and hope.

I’m doing my part, building plants at a record rate, having historic conservation levels. The only people not doing their part is the federal government that is siding with the energy companies against the interests of the people of California.

Saving petrol is saving India’s money. This is a sense of patriotism. The country can be energy-independent by energy conservation. I appeal to the other ministers also to do this.

We have to prove to the disinherited majority of the world that ecology and conservation will not work against their interest but will bring an improvement in their lives.

People need to look at wildlife conservation in its totality. As soon as you lose the apex predator, it has harmful consequences right down the food chain.

Thomas Kaplan
The earliest memories I have of the ocean are actually stories – stories from my grandfather, the legendary ocean explorer and conservationist Jacques Cousteau. My passion for ocean conservation stems from learning at a very young age that we’re all connected; we’re all in this together.

Fuel conservation is as important as fuel production.

Sometimes I wonder whether anything is learned in conservation, or whether the big NGOs are for ever destined to follow a circular track, endlessly repeating their mistakes.

If conservation isn’t conservative, then words have no meaning at all.

True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them.

George Aiken
I sort of kept my hand in writing and went to work for the Sierra Club in ’52, walked the plank there in ’69, founded Friends of the Earth and the League of Conservation Voters after that.

‘Being green‘ is commendable, but I hope that people don’t take too much pride and self-adoration because they shut off the water when they brushed their teeth. The truth of the matter is, conservation alone will do little to save our planet.

So, my tactic with conservation of apex predators is to get people excited and take them to where they live.

I was never an ingenue. I’ve traveled the globe, I’ve backpacked through South America, I’ve done conservation work in Africa. I was never the girl who knew nothing of the world.

Whether that be starting conversations about environmental conservation or taking part in being a voice for people who don’t have a voice, I just want to help people however I can.

Madelyn Cline
Living my life in conservation, I see far greater tragedies and crimes against wildlife than the loss of a few thousand badgers. The real reason so many people are so unsettled by the cull is its sinister reflection on the democratic process, on our government’s attitude to conservation and to science.