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Synonyms for ecoterrorism

violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists

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Call it ecoterrorism or ecosabotage or ecoflapadoodle for all I care.
Protests and ecoterrorism dogged Kenops and his staff.
149) Ecoterrorism rose to prominence in the 1990s, gaining substantial notoriety in the wake of several high-profile acts of terrorism carried out in the name of the cause.
THE STORY: Named for an ecoterrorism group, MaddAddam begins where oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood left off, with the world recovering from a pandemic that wiped out most of humanity.
A woman who admitted taking part in ecoterrorism firebombings has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The USACE employees who operate these dams face a persistent threat from ecoterrorism.
citizens to abandon the coasts, and where a robot working class and ecoterrorism are normal to Freya's life even as these systems are failing.
Wide-ranging entries include the Animal Liberation Front, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, the Central Intelligence Agency, ecoterrorism, gender-based terrorism, whether insurance covers terrorism, Osama bin Laden (including his death), and terrorism in popular culture.
The Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security agree that ecoterrorism is a severe problem, naming the [most] serious domestic terrorist threat in the United States today as the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) and the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) which, by all accounts, is a converging movement with similar ideologies [and] common personnel .
26) Even Daniel Simberloff concedes, however, that "the attacks of 9/11 have surely increased public concern about foreign immigrants and visitors [and] the potential link of introduced species to ecoterrorism and bioterrorism.
What has been described as ecoterrorism or ecotage, for example, includes acts that are sometimes committed by environmental activists involved in specific campaigns (e.
The FBI considers ecoterrorism the number one domestic terrorism threat in the US, on a par with Al Qaeda, and the destruction of property alone can now bring with it charges of terrorism.
crowded area terrorism (crowded Globe ecoterrorism, actually) (10 4)
30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR), a Japanese scientific body that studies whales, today accused the United States television broadcast channel Animal Planet of involvement in ecoterrorism, following criminal attacks against its research ships in the Antarctic Ocean.