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ecoterrorist

a person who uses violence in order to achieve environmentalist aims.
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THE STORY: Named for an ecoterrorism group, MaddAddam begins where oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood left off, with the world recovering from a pandemic that wiped out most of humanity.
-- A woman who admitted taking part in ecoterrorism firebombings has been sentenced to five years in prison.
I hate to put the label 'ecoterrorism' on it, but that's what it comes off as." Massaro says he doesn't worry about activists like Lee, with whom he has sparred online.
For this study, piracy does not include politically motivated actions, and would normally not include activities such as: political terrorism; illegal radio broadcasting (pirate radio); IUU fishing (pirate fishing); environmental activism (ecoterrorism); drug smuggling; slavery; mutiny; or hijacking.
"If you go to Mecca and blaspheme the Black Stone, the believers will feed you to the midges, piece by piece," he writes in an irritable rant that stops just short of defending ecoterrorism. "Go to Yellowstone and destroy grizzlies and grizzly habitat, and the believers will dress up in bear costumes, sing songs, and sign petitions.
The USACE employees who operate these dams face a persistent threat from ecoterrorism. In the tumultuous era ushered in by 11 September 2001, every USACE employee faces a heightened threat from political zealots and religious extremists--increasingly homegrown--who would relish the chance to grab provocative headlines with a successful attack against members of a U.S.
Martin, "Animal Rights and Wrongs," Newark Star-Ledger, November 28, 2004; Anti-Defamation League, Ecoterrorism. For more on SHAC from a movement perspective, see "History of the Animal Liberation Front," http://www.animalliberationfront.com/ALFront/Premise_History/ALF_History.htm.
Reframing Ecotage as Ecoterrorism: News and the Discourse of Fear.
(17) See Bibi van der Zee, "Is 'Ecoterrorism' Really a Threat?", The Guardian (10 November 2008), online: The Guardian <http://www.guardian.co.uk>.
citizens to abandon the coasts, and where a robot working class and ecoterrorism are normal to Freya's life even as these systems are failing.
But see Renada Rutmanis, The Rise of Ecoterrorism, Animal Legal & Historical Ctr.
The word terrorism is now applied to everything from minor vandalism (one firm described rude stickers left on SUVs as "a new form of ecoterrorism") to more serious but still nonlethal forms of aggression.