[ek-uh-sahyd, ee-kuh-] /ˈɛk əˌsaɪd, ˈi kə-/
the destruction of large areas of the natural environment by such activity as nuclear warfare, overexploitation of resources, or dumping of harmful chemicals.
total destruction of an area of the natural environment, esp by human agency
[ek-uh-fal-oh, ee-kuh-] /ˈɛk əˌfæl oʊ, ˈi kə-/ noun 1. a method of farming that diminishes weeds and conserves water by rotating crops and reducing or eliminating tillage.
noun a philosophical and political movement that applies feminist ideas to ecological concerns
/ˈɛkəʊˌfɪn/ noun 1. the council of European finance ministers
[ek-oh-freek, ee-koh-] /ˈɛk oʊˌfrik, ˈi koʊ-/ noun, Slang: Often Disparaging. 1. a zealous or overly zealous environmentalist or preservationist. noun a person who is zealous about environmental protection and preservation noun An environmentalist and conservationist; Duck Squeezer, eagle freak: Ecofreaks will love the clean-burning engine (1972+)