Environmentalism vs Monkeywrenching - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between environmentalism and monkeywrenching

is that environmentalism is (medicine|social sciences) a theory that views environment, rather than heredity or culture, as the important factor in the development of an individual or group while monkeywrenching is the commission of usually illegal acts of sabotage motivated by environmentalism.

environmentalism

Noun

(head)
  • (medicine, social sciences) A theory that views environment, rather than heredity or culture, as the important factor in the development of an individual or group.
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  • A political and social ideology that seeks to prevent the environment from degradation by human activity.
  • monkeywrenching

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia monkeywrenching)
  • The commission of usually illegal acts of sabotage motivated by environmentalism.
  • Synonyms

    * ecotage