ecoterrorist


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ecoterrorist

a person who uses violence in order to achieve environmentalist aims.
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Armed with a drill, chainsaw, spray paint, and putty, she might be mistaken for an ecoterrorist running loose at Big Cypress National Preserve.
html; Debera Carlton Harrell, Aubrey Cohen, and Paul Shukovsky, "'Street of Dreams' Houses Torched; Eco-Terrorists Suspected," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 4, 2008; "Camano Island Mansion Fire Ruled Ecoterrorist Arson," KOMO News.
Then there's the native American ecoterrorist Johnny American Horse.
For all I know, the Canadian authorities are now trying that code on every potential ecoterrorist file in their jurisdiction.
In fact, people in the future may look back on this world of ours as the stage for an ongoing ecological morality play, from oil exploration in once-virgin national parks in Alaska to the fiery destruction of ski lodges in Colorado by the clandestine ecoterrorist group Earth First
For conservation activists, viewed as "extremists of the ecoterrorist underworld" (according to the Oct.
O'Donnell began specializing in ecoterrorist attacks--ranging from the attempted assassinations of environmentalists to the poisoning and decapitation of their pets--five years ago.
A few years back, a young male ecoterrorist had set fire to a car lot full of SUVs down near the university, but overall, Eugene was a safe, mid-sized town with a hundred and forty thousand people, many of whom drove around with bumper stickers that said `Visualize World Peace.
The extensive bibliography and index contain several references to this group--but while Maurer mentions PETA's "meat is murder" bumper stickers and cute "Babe" banners, she fails to mention the group's abhorrent (and sometimes violent) ecoterrorist tactics.
As a taxpayer and a University of Oregon graduate, I read with interest the recent article (Register-Guard, March 2) regarding the Public Environmental Law Conference that was hosted by the university and featured Craig Rosebraugh, an accused ecoterrorist of the shadowy Earth Liberation Front.