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  • n. Anxiety about damage to the ecosystem.


eco- +‎ anxiety (Wiktionary)


  • Terms like "nature-deficit disorder," "ecoanxiety" and "ecoparalysis" have sprung up in recent years and are used by ecopsychologists to diagnose their patients.

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  • The notion of "ecoanxiety" has crept into the culture here.

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  • Where there is ecoanxiety, of course, there are ecotherapists.

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  • "It was the subject of a recent cover story in San Francisco magazine that quotes a Berkeley mother so stressed out about the extravagance of her nightly baths that she started to reuse her daughter’s bath water. Where there is ecoanxiety, of course, there are ecotherapists."

    --For 'EcoMoms,' Saving Earth Begins at Home. NYTimes, 2/16/08

    February 16, 2008