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deep ecology

Syllabification: deep e·col·o·gy

Definition of deep ecology in English:

noun

An environmental movement and philosophy that regards human life as just one of many equal components of a global ecosystem.
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  • How does environmental ethics or deep ecology inform your reading?
  • Cronon argued strenuously against the ecocentrist position advocated by deep ecology.
  • The ideology of Earth First was not so much about direct action or being outsiders for wilderness, it was more about spreading the then-revolutionary ideas of conservation biology and deep ecology.

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