ecotage


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ecotage

(ˈiːkəʊˌtɑːʒ)
n
1. (Environmental Science) sabotage for ecological motives, usually directed towards major polluters of the environment
2. (Law) sabotage for ecological motives, usually directed towards major polluters of the environment

ec•o•tage

(ˈɛk əˌtɑʒ, ˈi kə-)
n.
sabotage aimed at polluters or destroyers of the natural environment.
[1970–75; eco- + (sabo)tage]
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An aspiring ecovigilante herself, Alice is surprised to find out that she is not the only student at her school interested in ecotage, or environmentally minded sabotage.
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may also fall within the ambit of RICO;(279) these groups have been known to engage in violent acts termed ecoterrorism or ecotage.
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For the moment the ecotage bands are mere cranks, oddities, wild-eyed nobodies on their rickety soapboxes.
the self-described radical fringe of the environmental movement, to be jailed for monkey wrenching--the sabotage, or ecotage, as practioners like to say, of the equipment and procedures that they contend are destroying the environment in general, and wilderness areas in particular.