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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.

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

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