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  • n. Collectively, actions intended to disrupt human activities perceived to be damaging to the environment, typically including civil disobedience and illegal sabotage.


Coined (as ecodefense) by David Foreman in his 1985 book Ecodefense: A Field Guide To Monkeywrenching: eco- +‎ defence = “defence of the environment”. (Wiktionary)


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