overexploiting love

Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of overexploit.

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Examples

  • "The clearest example of a society that destroyed itself by overexploiting its own resources," he said, Rapa Nui epitomizes "ecocide," presenting a stark image of "what may lie ahead of us in our own future."

    Don't Blame the Natives

  • Dr. SKOMAL: Well, I'll tell you, that's an interesting point, and it points to fisheries management and population management and the importance of looking at bait species and to find relationships between sharks and their prey and whether or not we're, you know, overexploiting their prey and forcing sharks to other areas to exploit other resources.

    White Shark Sightings On The Rise On East Coast

  • Across the Atlantic, the Scottish biologist Vero C. Wynne-Edwards published an ambitious volume titled Animal Dispersion in Relation to Social Behavior (1962), which claimed that animal populations evolve to avoid overexploiting their resources.

    David Sloan Wilson: Truth and Reconciliation for Group Selection IV: The Great Reckoning

  • Their findings call into question some long - held beliefs — for instance, that ecologically sensitive, peaceful, mystical, and egalitarian peoples freely roamed the North American continent, never overpopulating or overexploiting their environments; or that these peoples were not subject to such base human emotions as avarice, greed, and covetousness and thus could not have built cities or allowed power to be concentrated in the hands of elites.

    'Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi'

  • The spread of commercial gillnetting in the lake is no longer controlled and recently poachers have also been reported to be overexploiting the resources of False Bay.

    Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa

  • Hunting and trapping wildlife, cutting and lopping trees for fuelwood and to make charcoal, and overexploiting the trees for timber by the forestry industry are some of the most severe current threats.

    Sundarbans mangroves

  • Increased human activities are putting pressures on the environment, causing global warming, altering and intensifying freshwater use, destroying and polluting aquatic habitats, and overexploiting aquatic living resources, particularly fish.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 4

  • As Agarwal and Narain (1991) [156] expressed it, people have an equal right to the atmospheric commons, and a climate regime must recognize the vast differences between those who gain from overexploiting the atmospheric commons, and those who bear the costs.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 2

  • The plundering takes the form of overexploiting fisheries, overgrazing pasture until it becomes desert, destroying forests, and polluting our oceans and atmosphere, which in turn leads to the large number of environmental issues we face…

    Firedoglake » Lamont Rising

  • The plundering takes the form of overexploiting fisheries, overgrazing pasture until it becomes desert, destroying forests, and polluting our oceans and atmosphere, which in turn leads to the large number of environmental issues we face…

    Firedoglake » And Yet It Does Move…

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