- 1The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings.More example sentences
- Masters and doctoral programs feature ecosystem ecology courses in restoration.
- It always interested me why that happened, and why it happened at the same time that the science of ecology was born.
- The emphasis is on horticultural aspects of reproductive biology and pollination ecology.
- 2 (also Ecology) The political movement that seeks to protect the environment, especially from pollution.More example sentences
- The women's and ecology movements are therefore one.
- He has long been widely cited by many different branches of the radical ecology movement.
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- Both conservation biologists and behavioral ecologists should care greatly about integrating their fields.
- The plan is signed by eminent ecologists and conservationists from around the world.
- When I say we, I mean I identify myself with environmentalists and ecologists.
late 19th century (originally as oecology): from Greek oikos 'house' + -logy.
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