Definition of 'ecological'
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We also understand better that sharks play vital roles in marine ecosystems, keeping an ecological balance that promotes diversity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Everyone knows how difficult it is to disturb the ecological balance of a family dynamic, but you need to find a way to challenge your father. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It depends for its success on its preferred position in a small ecological niche. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Whether the barrage proves an ecological disaster depends on a different sort of engineering. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There could thus be a lot of ecological damage. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)Industrial food manufacture is responsible for a tide of human and animal suffering and ecological destruction. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Maximum exploitation without thought for pollution prepared the way for ecological disasters. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Hidden beneath the waves is an ecological disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The acceleration of evolutionary processes would take place out of kilter with the parallel evolution required to keep an ecological balance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)New small and quick alternatives will be waiting to occupy the ecological niche left vacant by the decline of the old. Infinite in All Directions (1989)It upset him greatly that his explorations in the name of science could indirectly lead to ecological destruction from mining companies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are facing an ecological disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In fact, there are probably sound ecological arguments for such a thing. Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)He would also see the world's ecological balance changed in ways we still barely comprehend. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Once the ecological niche has been occupied, there is unlikely to be much growth. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)You can help tip this ecological balance further - in your favour by general care of the herb garden. Planning the Organic Herb Garden (1986)Such small to medium-sized companies are building a multinational business on excellence and leadership in one small ecological niche. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The international study provides compelling evidence that mammals grew in size and complexity only when an ecological niche was left vacant after the extinction of dinosaurs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All existing ecological niches are occupied by the time the younger one comes along, and he has to find something different. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A business that is the wrong size is a business which does not have the right ecological niche to survive and prosper. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)That, in turn, will change the ecological balances in these distinctive and complex ecosystems. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)The refinery, strewn with asbestos and drenched in oil, was an ecological disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Savage highlighted the ecological destruction caused by a field of 3.5m tons of plastic rubbish trapped and swirling in the north Pacific. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It must, to speak in biological terms, find its specific ecological niche in which it has an advantage and can therefore withstand competition. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)That the threat of ecological damage is enough to influence policy, instead of policymakers requiring some absolute standard of proof, is an important step forward. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)
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British English: ecological /ˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkl/ ADJECTIVE
Ecological means involved with or concerning ecology.
...Siberia's ecological balance.
- American English: ecological
- Arabic: بِيئيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ecológico
- Chinese: 生态的
- Croatian: ekološki
- Czech: ekologický
- Danish: økologisk
- Dutch: ecologisch
- European Spanish: ecológico Ecología
- Finnish: ekologinen
- French: écologique
- German: ökologisch
- Greek: οικολογικός
- Italian: ecologico
- Japanese: 生態学の
- Korean: 생태학의
- Norwegian: økologisk
- Polish: ekologiczny
- European Portuguese: ecológico
- Romanian: ecologic
- Russian: экологический
- Spanish: ecológico
- Swedish: ekologisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับนิเวศวิทยา
- Turkish: ekolojik
- Ukrainian: екологічний
- Vietnamese: thuộc sinh thái học
Definition of ecological from the Collins English Dictionary
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