ecocentrism

[ ek-oh-sen-triz-uh m, ee-koh- ]
/ ˌɛk oʊˈsɛn trɪz əm, ˌi koʊ- /

noun

a philosophy or perspective that places intrinsic value on all living organisms and their natural environment, regardless of their perceived usefulness or importance to human beings.

Origin of ecocentrism

Related formsec·o·cen·tric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ecocentric

ecocentric

/ (ˌiːkəʊˈsɛntrɪk) /

adjective

having a serious concern for environmental issuesecocentric management

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