ecological terrorism


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ecological terrorism

The threat to use violent acts that would harm the quality of the environment in order to blackmail a group or society.
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Casualty ratios approached 1,000 to 1; at least one-third of coalition casualties were caused by "friendly fire." The desperate, criminal efforts by Saddam to inflict reciprocal pain -- the wildly inaccurate Scuds sent against Israel and Saudi Arabia, and the ecological terrorism of setting Kuwait's oil wells on fire and dumping more than a million barrels of oil into the gulf -- amounted to flaining at the wind.
For many years, Azerbaijan suffers from ecological terrorism committed by Armenia in occupied Karabakh.
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