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e·col·o·gy

 (ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. e·col·o·gies
1.
a. The science of the relationships between organisms and their environments.
b. The relationship between organisms and their environment.

[German Ökologie : Greek oikos, house; see weik- in Indo-European roots + German -logie, study (from Greek -logiā, -logy).]

ec′o·log′i·cal (ĕk′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, ē′kə-), ec′o·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
ec′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
e·col′o·gist n.

ecological

(ˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or

ecologic

adj
1. (Environmental Science) of or relating to ecology
2. (Environmental Science) (of a practice, policy, product, etc) tending to benefit or cause minimal damage to the environment
ˌecoˈlogically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ecological - characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment; "an ecological disaster"
2.ecological - of or relating to the science of ecologyecological - of or relating to the science of ecology; "ecological research"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms

ecological

adjective environmental, green ecological disasters such as the destruction of the rainforest
Translations
بيئيبِيئيّ
ekologický
økologisk
ekologinen
ekološki
ökológiai
vistfræîilegur
生態学の
생태학의
ekološki
ekologisk
เกี่ยวกับนิเวศวิทยา
ekolojikçevreye ait
thuộc sinh thái học

ecological

[ˌiːkəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJecológico

ecological

[ˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj
[disaster] → écologique; [balance] → écologique
[group, movement] → écologiste

ecological

adj problem, balance, impactökologisch; ecological disasterUmweltkatastrophe f; ecological damageUmweltschäden pl; ecological systemÖkosystem nt; ecological groupUmweltorganisation f; ecological partyUmweltpartei f

ecological

[ˌiːkəʊˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjecologico/a

ecology

(iˈkolədʒi) noun
(the study of) living things considered in relation to their environment. Pollution has a disastrous effect on the ecology of a region.
eˈcologist noun
ˌecoˈlogical (iː-) adjective
ˌecoˈlogically adverb

ecological

بِيئيّ ekologický økologisk ökologisch οικολογικός ecológico ekologinen écologique ekološki ecologico 生態学の 생태학의 ecologisch økologisk ekologiczny ecológico экологический ekologisk เกี่ยวกับนิเวศวิทยา ekolojik thuộc sinh thái học 生态的
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Although harbor deepening remains an important activity from an economic perspective, when carried out without consideration, it has the potential to cause ecological imbalance. Environmentalists have often opposed several mega harbor deepening projects around the globe.
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No one listens to his earnest pleas against capitalism or ecological imbalance.
Ecological Impact of Dredging Can Impede Approvals from Regulatory Authorities: Although dredging remains an important activity from economic perspective, when carried out without consideration, it has the potential to cause ecological imbalance. Environmentalists have often opposed several mega dredging projects around the globe.
While there is as yet no study to show the direct impact of aquarium fishing to ecological imbalance, Peralta noted a downtrend of fish stock in Batangas.
Commenting on the this partnership, Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK, said Ecological imbalance in the Ganga ecosystem, which is the lifeline for Crores of Indians, will cause severe environmental disruption and economic risks owing to increasing water stress, growing demand for energy and food and climate change.
One of the reasons for this malady is increasing consumption levels that are rapidly depleting the natural resources and creating an ecological imbalance (Uzzell and Rathzel, 2008; Singh, 2009).
The disease became zoonotic due to contact between rural inhabitants and natural foci, resulting from ecological imbalance (Gomes et al., 2007).