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pre zer vay shuh nist

  • n  someone who advocates the preservation of historical sites or endangered species or natural areas

  • American zoos are leading the battle to stop that clock and recruit others to the preservationist's cause.
  • But having given Koizumi his shot, the calcified, self-preservationist LDP elders will not be as eager to watch him engineer their downfall.
  • Less well known are his epic efforts, detailed here by historian Douglas Brinkley, as a conservationist-preservationist.
News & Articles

  • Historic preservationist honored by DAR
    Gayle Karch Cook, noted historic preservationist, has been awarded the prestigious Historic Preservation Medal by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) The Indianapolis-based Cornelia Cole Fairbanks Chapter nominated Cook for the award, which was presented by Jeanie Hornung, Indiana State Regent, on May 18 in Indianapolis during Indiana DAR State Conference.
    June 12, 2013 - Hendricks County Flyer
  • Outrage Over Former Schoellkopf Power Station
    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - A preservationist group is outraged over the transformation of the former Schoellkopf Power Station.
    June 10, 2013 - WKBW-TV Buffalo

  • Diane Keaton in Reuters
    Speaking as a passionate preservationist of historic landmarks, I'm so happy that L'Oreal Paris is taking steps to revitalize the Walk of Fame,said Diane Keaton, a board member of the Los Angeles Conservancy and a L'Oreal Paris spokesperson...
  • Tom LaBonge in Daily Breeze
    I'm a preservationist,said LaBonge, who said he's backed other landmark nominations, such as the Mulholland Fountain.
  • Jon Stewart in TPM LiveWire (blog)
    Stewart replied that Iran has "a self-preservationist streak" that he believes would preclude their setting off a bomb.

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