Ecoterrorist

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Ecoterrorist

A person or group that plans or commits acts of terrorism in order to protect the environment. The possibility of ecoterrorism is a type of political risk for construction companies, developers, and others.
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The two movements--the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and the Earth Liberation Front (ELF)--have the greatest reach among animal rights extremists and eco-terrorists.
The report describes the nightmare scenario of warrior societies and eco-terrorists forming alliances, though it admits the cooperation of all the threat groups working together in a common cause would be unlikely because of their differing social characteristics and conflicting political interests.
Flanagan identified five potential sources of opposition: individual saboteurs, eco-terrorists, mainstream environmentalists, First Nations, and the Metis people; he concluded that Treaty 8 First Nations and ecoterrorists were the highest potential of trouble classifying both as "medium" risk.
From 1996 to 2001 a shadowy group of eco-terrorists variously calling itself the Earth Liberation Front or the Animal Liberation Front attacked targets in the western United States, destroying properties that the group claimed threatened the environment.
Jim Jones; even eco-terrorists claim a belief in Gaia.
To my mind, eco-terrorists are the people who burn down housing developments they don't like, or threaten violence against workers at companies that do animal testing, or send mail bombs to mid-level technoserfs and college professors.
After briefly considering the possibility that the perpetrators were eco-terrorists, investigators turned their attention to a group of six suspects, including a security guard at the construction site and a volunteer firefighter who reportedly was turned down for a job with Lennar, builder of the ruined homes.
A Maxxam spokesman called our alliance "an extraordinary marriage of convenience" and asked how members of the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) could work with "radical eco-terrorists whose mission is to destroy jobs, not preserve them.
In November 1998, eco-terrorists were so incensed that the development was going ahead, despite warnings from the state's Fish and Wildlife Service, that they set fire to a large part of the development while it was still under construction.
Develop a range of crisis response plans for activist attacks, hackers, and eco-terrorists.
Angus wrote: "Please go away and leave the poor eco-terrorists alone.
THE EAST Directed by Zal Batmanglij and produced by Ridley Scott - and late brother Tony - this drama thriller is the story of The East, a group of young eco-terrorists who target corporations they accuse of crimes against the environment.