ecocatastrophe

noun eco·ca·tas·tro·phe \ ˌē-(ˌ)kō-kə-ˈta-strə-fē , ˌe-(ˌ)kō- \

Definition of ecocatastrophe

: a major destructive upset in the balance of nature especially when caused by the action of humans

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1969

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