Ecocide meaning

ēkō-sīd, ĕkō-
Heedless or deliberate destruction of the natural environment, as by pollutants or an act of war.
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The destruction of the environment or of ecosystems, as by the use of defoliants or the emission of pollutants.
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Heedless or deliberate destruction of the natural environment, as by pollutants or an act of war.
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The complete destruction of an ecosystem due to human activities. It may result from exploitation of resources, nuclear warfare or the dumping of harmful chemicals.
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Origin of ecocide

  • The term is said to have been first coined in the mid to late 1960's or early 1970's.

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  • eco- +‎ -cide

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