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.
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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How to use ecologist in a sentence
Fizri lowered his smartphone and began to explain colugo ecology.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops | Yao-Hua Law | November 20, 2020 | Science News
Some changes to that law in the 1990s allowed the government to make concessions, or grant private parties’ rights to provide water services, said Margaret Wilder, associate professor of geography and political ecology at the University of Arizona.Two Companies See a Golden Opportunity in the Tijuana River’s Brown Waters | MacKenzie Elmer | November 20, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
He studies worms and soil ecology at the University at Buffalo in New York.
Several Democratic candidates with degrees and work experience in chemistry, engineering, ecology, and medicine have been defeated in House and Senate races.All the ways the 2020 election has influenced science policy so far | Kate Baggaley | November 6, 2020 | Popular-Science
Given the great variation in size, ecology and physiology between these species, “this was a really unexpected result,” and one that the researchers don’t have an explanation for, Stroud says.How frigid lizards falling from trees revealed the reptiles’ growing cold tolerance | Charles Choi | October 30, 2020 | Science News
“Dwarf mistletoe is freaky, freaky, freaky stuff,” says David Watson, an ecologist at Charles Sturt University in Australia.
“If you look for new viruses, you will find them,” said Bucknell University disease ecologist DeeAnn Reeder.
Makovich himself is a keen ecologist—and other members like him are opposed to shale gas drilling.