ecologist ecologist  /ɪ ˈkɑ lə dʒɪst/


  • (n) a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment


  1. Physicist Robert Socolow, left, and ecologist Stephen Pacala, right, Co-Directors of The Carbon Mitigation Initiative at Princeton University.
  2. It traces the anguish of a cancer-stricken ecologist who, while battling a planned nuclear power plant, must undergo radiation therapy, making him a health hazard to his family.
  3. With a doctorate in physics from the University of Western Ontario, she has been a teacher, an ecologist, an activist, a feminist and an organic farmer.


  1. Some encouraging numbers on the Thompson Ridge fire

    When Journal video/photo guy Pat Vasquez-Cunningham sat down two weeks ago in the Jemez Mountains with University of Arizona forest ecologist Tom Swetnam, the Thompson Ridge fire was burning quietly... Read more »
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

  2. Is recycling glass worth the cost?

    Recycling glass may be well intended but it may not make much economic sense, said Steve Shannon, an ecologist and municipal services manager at Austin-based Balcones Resources.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Killeen Daily Herald

  3. UNL expert critcizes plan on Salt Creek tiger beetle habitat

    A University of Nebraska-Lincoln ecologist and a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist differ on a habitat proposal for the endangered beetle.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Omaha World-Herald


  1. "Much of the damage inflicted on the land is quite invisible to laymen," Leopold wrote. "An ecologist must either harden his shell and make believe that the consequences of science are none of his business, or he must be the doctor who sees...
    on Aug 23, 2004 By: Aldo Leopold Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  2. In one of the philosopher's works, Cardinal Biffi told the pope, "the Antichrist presents himself as a pacifist, ecologist and ecumenist. He convokes an ecumenical council and seeks the consensus of all the Christian confessions, conceding something...
    on Mar 1, 2007 By: Giacomo Biffi Source: Catholic Online

  3. "Kasprzyk himself admitted that he is not an ecologist," Azimov said.
    on Aug 28, 2006 By: Isaac Asimov Source: EurasiaNet

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