Definitions

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  • adj. Destructive of the environment.

Etymologies

From ecocide. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Climate Change, Hope and the Human Condition, speaks of what he calls our current 'ecocidal' patterns of consumption as addictive and self-destructive.

    Act local as well as national urges Archbishop

  • 'ecocidal' behaviour has been around for far longer than the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN's science body whose recommendations are being discussed in Copenhagen.

    Mike Power's 'Not A Blog'

  • Previous studies suggest a whole range of ecocidal properties of this chemical soup, from the death of duck embryos to internal bleeding in humans.

    Wallace J Nichols: It's All Connected, Redux

  • ÂPrevious studies suggest a whole range of ecocidal properties of this chemical soup, from the death of duck embryos to internal bleeding in humans.

    Wallace J Nichols: It's All Connected, Redux

  • Its not just about getting rid of a certain type of weapon that is arguably genocidal, ecocidal and suicidal.

    Rhianna Tyson Kreger: START-ing a New Security

  • You are not only fratricidal, but matricidal, ecocidal and suicidal, dangerously in denial, certifiable, a maniacal, omnicidal menace not only to yourself and other animals, but all of the life on the planet.

    You Are What You Eat

  • In fact, if therapists really considered what humans are doing to themselves and the rest of nature they'd have to admit that our behavior is pretty homicidal, fratricidal, suicidal and even ecocidal -- and they'd be required by law to report us to the authorities!

    Linda Buzzell: The Greening of Psychotherapy

  • In an eerily ironic twist of fate, less than a month after I wrote a satirical interview with a despicable, fictitious proponent of our anthropocentric and ecocidal American Way of Life [1], an avaricious and bellicose way of life that is definitely a “thing that causes rebellion,” I found myself engaged in an email exchange with a rabid and very real mouth-piece for our capitalist culture of death and domination.

    Prayer for the Dying: The Thing Worse than Rebellion

  • The trillions of OUR tax dollars OUR government spends each year attempting to attain global hegemony through nearly ubiquitous military bases, a nuclear arsenal large enough to obliterate the universe, and numerous ecocidal, genocidal invasions of ridiculously weaker nations which, fortunately, usually give us a bit of what we deserve by sending us home limping.

    Institutionalized Glorification of our Greed and Gluttony: Thanksgiving Reflections of an Anti-Capitalist

  • Environmentalists, at least those in the "mainstream", seem to have realised that the problems they face in trying to divert our civilisation from its ecocidal course are too deep-seated to overcome.

    Peak Oil News

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