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noun care, cherishing, conservatio, conservation, curing, custody, defense, eternization, freeeom from danger, guardianship, guarding, immortalization, maintenance, nourishment, nurture, perpetuation, protective custody, safeguarding, safekeeping, safety, salvation, sanctuary, saving, security, shielding, storage, support, tuitio, upkeep, ward, wardship
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PRESERVATION. keeping safe from harm; avoiding injury. This term always presupposes a real or existing danger.
     2. A jettison, which is always for the preservation of the remainder of the cargo, must therefore be made only when there is a real danger existing. See Average; Jettison.

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The interaction of children with the relevant institutions and individuals responsible on the subject of heritage leads them to actively participate in decision-making processes regarding preservation issues.
As awareness of the Campus Heritage Initiative spread, grants were awarded in open competition, addressing a broader range of heritage resources and preservation issues on a more diverse set of campuses.
Overall the experiences have been very positive, and students have gained experience and perspective on digital preservation issues.
For each trainee, who must be over 18, the programme will deliver 2 weeks in the classroom in a residential setting where they will learn about the structure of the audio visual industry in the UK; the methods, technologies and preservation issues related to working in the archive sector; developing their skills in identifying and working with audio visual formats; the role of media asset management and future technical developments; safe working practice; developing a personal learning plan to achieve a successful career in the sector.
The second edition declares, "This is the only book to cover the gamut of historic preservation issues in layman's language: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey of architectural styles.
His serious answer was that, as with historic preservation issues, he would appreciate advice from people with more experience.
While preservation issues are playing out nationwide, she said some communities have learned to be flexible and innovative to keep their history alive even as development pushes forward.
This meeting deals with every issue - how to improve the donation process, preservation issues, increasing living donation, what people are doing all over the world to improve ability and quality of their programs," he added.
In addressing digital preservation issues, Rory McLeod, the BL's digital preservation manager, pointed out that the BL's mission is the same for digital material as it is for print: preservation for perpetuity.
One of the most emotionally powerful preservation issues has been what to do with the collection of deteriorating human hair.
Normally what we display are artifacts that can't be touched because of preservation issues.
Other points of contention have been the order in which the names of 9/11 victims are carved into the walls surrounding the two reflecting pools in the footprints of the Twin Towers and also over historic preservation issues.

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