noun, plural e·col·o·gies for defs 2, 3.
- ecological footprint,
- ecological niche,
- ecological succession,
Origin of ecology
Examples from the Web for ecology
And of course one needs to convince the French Ministries of Culture and of Ecology that the application makes sense.The Next UNESCO World Heritage Site: Burgundy’s Pinot Noir Country?|Jordan Salcito|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In other words, criticism is a tiny part of the ecology of the music business, but an essential part.Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting|Ted Gioia|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
None of Denes's issues, in art or politics or economics or ecology, are any less worth addressing today than 30 years ago.
The boat was also traced to the tsunami, Curt Hart of the Washington Department of Ecology told The Daily Beast.As Japan’s Tsunami Debris Arrives, Can U.S. West Coast Handle It?|Winston Ross|September 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The lectures have featured such topics as the effect of temperature on chocolate, browning foods, and the ecology of farming.
As the "Age of Ecology" broadens into the 1970's, wolves and wolf habitat will become a subject of concerted research.
Eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana: Life history and ecology.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas|Artie L. Metcalf
When Martin entered, it was instantly evident that ecology took a sudden shift toward the worse.The Ego Machine|Henry Kuttner
The wolf: the ecology and behavior of an endangered species.An Experimental Translocation of the Eastern Timber Wolf|Thomas F. Weise
(Biologyprogram, unit 1: Ecology, the world oflife about us) Eastman color.Motion Pictures 1960-1969|Copyright Office. Library of Congress.
Word Origin for ecology
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.
The study of living things, their environment, and the relation between the two.