Should we be aiming for something better than eternal economic growth (which is ecologically impossible anyway)?
The zone of fossoral adaptation for herbivorous rodents is ecologically narrow, and as a result competition is severe.
We are convinced that, ecologically, wolves can be re-established in Upper Michigan.
Birds breeding in Kansas are taxonomically, ecologically, and distributionally diverse.
These percentages are in close agreement with those found for the ecologically similar area bordering Lake Tulare.
ecologically, Bougainville is mostly dense rain forest, which is less dense on the summits of higher mountains.
ecologically the great central valley of California forms a single unit.
That, of course, was why Ivan had been ecologically successful—in his specialized environment.
1873, "branch of science dealing with the relationship of living things to their environments, coined by German zoologist Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) as Okologie, from Greek oikos "house, dwelling place, habitation" (see villa) + -logia "study of" (see -logy). In use with reference to anti-pollution activities from 1960s.
ecology e·col·o·gy (ĭ-kŏl'ə-jē)
The branch of science that is concerned with the relationships between organisms and their environments.
The relationship between organisms and their environments.
The study of the detrimental effects of modern civilization on the environment, with a view toward their prevention or reversal through conservation.
The study of living things, their environment, and the relation between the two.