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The Science Council of Canada and how it operates to provide money for research. Major studies of the Council. The origins of the term "conserver society" from a report on resource management. The need for Canada to implement a more conserving resource-management approach. Implications of the conserver society. A discussion of this topic under three basic headings: what are the roots of this problem; why do people talk about these things now; and what is the definition of a conserver society? Recommendations proposed. Why the Council thinks these things are important. An inevitable trend toward the consumer society.