ecocide

[ek-uh-sahyd, ee-kuh-] /ˈɛk əˌsaɪd, ˈi kə-/
noun
1.
the destruction of large areas of the natural environment by such activity as nuclear warfare, overexploitation of resources, or dumping of harmful chemicals.
Origin
1965–70, Americanism; eco- + -cide
Related forms
ecocidal, adjective
Example Sentences for ecocide
Instead, the human race greedily plunges toward ecocide and self-extinction.
British Dictionary definitions for ecocide
ecocide (ˈiːkəˌsaɪd, ˈɛkə-)
 
n
total destruction of an area of the natural environment, esp by human agency

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