Anything ecological relates to the science of ecology, which is the study of how living things and the environment do their thing.

If you're interested in issues like preserving rain forests, saving endangered species, and keeping drinking water safe, you're interested in ecological issues. Ecological things have to do with how plants and animals relate to each other, in good and bad ways, in specific environments — from the impact of floods on river insects to how smog harms humans. Just about anything people do has an ecological impact — for better or worse.

Definitions of ecological
  1. adjective
    characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    “an ecological disaster”
    synonyms: ecologic
  2. adjective
    of or relating to the science of ecology
    ecological research”
    synonyms: bionomic, bionomical, ecologic
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