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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Batmanglij grants these eco-terrorists the courtesy of being allowed to state their case--most impressively Page's Izzy, in a powerful moment of moral confrontation--and the director is enough of a romantic to lend their revolution a certain sex appeal.
''All I can say to the Japanese who every year say 'you guys are eco-terrorists, you're criminals' is 'look, arrest me or shut up.' It's just getting really irritating constantly being called an eco-terrorist without actually being arrested,'' he said.
The Wazir's feminist eco-terrorist girlfriend, the Brassiere, had been trickier still.
A reporter threw a microphone in my face and said, 'Greenpeace has condemned you as an eco-terrorist. What's your response?' I said, 'What would you expect from the Avon ladies of the environmental movement?' They've never forgiven me for that.
Their return with new predictions about eco-terrorist links to the BP oil catastrophe and Wall Street make for an eye-opening analysis by an economist and a seasoned broadcaster and political advisor, and makes Killing Wealth Freeing Wealth a fine pick for any library concerned with social change.
Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson, who Japan has previously called an "eco-terrorist", has called for protection from Australia's navy.
The seventh chapter, "Eco-Terrorism in Film: Pale Rider and the Revenge Cycle", focuses on the film of the Western genre, Pale Rider (1985), to demonstrate how eco-terrorist means are used to stop corporate mining and promote communal sustainable development.
The plot involves Bond trying to track down the killers of Vesper Lynd - the woman who betrayed his love in Casino Royale - and stop an evil plan by an eco-terrorist to help instal a dictator in what is supposed to be Bolivia in exchange for control of land with crucial natural resources.
But it involves Bond trying to track down the killers of Vesper Lynd - the woman who betrayed his love in 'Casino Royale' - and stop an evil plan by an eco-terrorist to help install a dictator in what is supposed to be Bolivia in exchange for control of land with crucial natural resources.
The evil genius responsible is, of course, humanity's ancient arch-nemesis - the ultimate eco-terrorist - Nature.
Domestic mystery, murder, and terrorism meld in a new Ben Abbott mystery revolving around one Billy Tiller, who is crushed by a massive bulldozer in a seemingly straightforward murder in which an eco-terrorist is found at the scene of the crime.