ecoterrorism

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eco- +‎ terrorism

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ecoterrorism (uncountable)

  1. Terrorism with an ecological motive, such as attacks against corporations perceived to be harming the natural environment.
    • 1998, Albert Weale, Michael Nentwich, Political Theory and the European Union
      On either view and at least in principle, ecoterrorism will be the worst possible policy...
    • 2003, Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer, Environmental Activism: A Reference Handbook
      He said that ecoterrorism by radical and violent groups only encourages fear...

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