[ ih-kol-uh-jist, ee-kol- ]
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  1. a scientist or researcher whose field of study involves the relationships and interactions between organisms and their environment:Ecosystem ecologists study how nutrients, energy, and water flow through an ecosystem.

  2. an environmentalist: Like climate change activists and ecologists around the world, I feel passionately that the issue is crucial to the long-term well-being of the human race.

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