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 university should discourage this kind of forum for accused ecoterrorists who attack local businesses that have supported the University of Oregon.
However, in this case the threat is not from nature or technology run amok, but from a gang of ecoterrorists who attempt to deploy sophisticated technology to simulate natural disasters in an effort to increase media coverage and public fear of the risks of climate change.
State of Fear is an anti-environmentalist page-turner in which shady ecoterrorists plot catastrophic weather disruptions to stoke unfounded fears about global climate change.
One such came in by way of our website this autumn, in response to our recent piece on the true ecoterrorists (Take the ecoterror litmus test, Autumn 2002):
Through his sponsorship, the Oregon legislature has passed a law that expands the crimes under the state's racketeering law to include those against the logging industry, agriculture and animal research on the grounds that ecoterrorists commit their crimes repeatedly.
Dunfee reads as if he may have bought uncritically into the slogans of the militant vegans and ecoterrorists.
Ostensibly about a pair of lesbian ecoterrorists who fall in love while one recover from a gunshot wound, the plot of Such A Crime has holes in it big enough to drive a Mack truck through.
The anti-auto movement is reputedly a militant and radical group of ecoterrorists -- blockading traffic, critical massing, and ticketing motorists for "environmental violations".
The one thing Naomi and Frankie have in common, besides their mutual friend Dora, is that they are both being hunted and their only escape is threatened by a band of ecoterrorists.
IFC) Ecoterrorists get in the face of a makeup company that uses animals to test products; Toni and Candace visit a car wash; Fred discusses how much he misses hip-hop; and Kath receives help from Dave in her efforts to sleep through the night.
He called Waters and her co-defendants "a secretive cell of ecoterrorists who used arson to impose their extremist views on society as a whole," he said.