the important benefits for human beings that arise from healthily functioning ecosystems, notably production of oxygen, soil genesis, and water detoxification
[ek-uh-tahzh, ee-kuh‐] /ˈɛk əˌtɑʒ, ˈi kə‐/ noun 1. aimed at polluters or destroyers of the natural environment.
/ˌiːkəʊˈtɛərɪən/ noun 1. a person who eats only food that has been produced in an environmentally friendly manner adjective 2. of or relating to an ecotarian: an ecotarian meal
ecotaxis ec·o·tax·is (ěk’ō-tāk’sĭs) n. The migration of lymphocytes from the thymus and bone marrow into tissues possessing an appropriate microenvironment.
/ˈiːkəʊˌtɛktʃə/ noun 1. a type of architecture based on concern for ecological principles such as sustainability and environmental impact