Ecoterrorism: An Ecological-Economic Convergence

Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Abstract

Ecoterrorism is a challenging term because neither threats nor responses are easily defined. Instead, this problem can be solved only by complex means and applying interdisciplinary approaches. Here, we propose modeling ecological-economic complex systems to calculate the possible negative impacts of pollution – and especially intentional pollution – that could be classified as ecoterrorism. The combination of ecological and economic approaches has the potential to establish ecologically safe development of states and regions.

Keywords

Ecological-economic systems Ecoterrorism Ecological-economic modeling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kiev National Taras Shevchenko UniversityKievUkraine

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