Eco-terrorism in fiction
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Eco-terrorism has been a topic of fictional books, television programmes and films.
List of works
- The events of 28 Days Later are inadvertently set in motion by a group of eco-terrorists.
- Antarctica by Kim Stanley Robinson
- Ark Angel, by Anthony Horowitz
- Batman & Robin
- In The Border an eco-terrorist bombs an Albertan oil line.
- Various antagonists in Captain Planet and the Planeteers, created by Ted Turner and Barbara Pyle
- The CHERUB novel series by Robert Muchamore features a fictional eco-terrorist group named Help Earth, most prominent in The Recruit and Divine Madness
- Concrete: Think Like a Mountain by Paul Chadwick
- The Devouring Earth in City of Heroes
- Space Warriors in Cowboy Bebop
- Darkwing Duck's Bushroot (Walt Disney)
- Poison Ivy and Ra's al Ghul, foes of The Batman, from the DC Comics universe.
- The Divide by Nicholas Evans
- The East, a 2013 film directed by Zal Batmanglij and starring Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, and Ellen Page
- Eco Fighters
- Edge of Darkness, a BBC television series written by Troy Kennedy Martin
- Final Fantasy VII - The organisation AVALANCHE launch attacks on the Shinra Company's Mako Reactors to save the planet.
- The antagonist of Five Days in Babylon by P. L. Reiter is an agent of the Earth Liberation Front
- A Friend of the Earth by T. Coraghessan Boyle
- Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder, an animated comedy film in the Futurama series.
- Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
- Jokerman 8, by Richard Melo
- "Informed", an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (season 8)
- Lullaby a novel (2002) by Chuck Palahniuk
- Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way a novel (2005) by Bruce Campbell
- The Mars trilogy, novels (1993-1999) by Kim Stanley Robinson, in which a faction of Martian colonists seek to prevent terraforming of the planet
- The Massive by Brian Wood (2013-2015) about a futuristic direct-action environmentalist group repairing a ruined earth.
- Anetta and Daisuke Hayami (aka Speedy Dave) in the Mega Man Battle Network series of games by Capcom
- Mengele Zoo by Gert Nygårdshaug
- Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty by Hideo Kojima
- Blue Cosmos in Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
- The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
- The NCIS season one episode "Sub Rosa" involves eco-terrorism.
- Night Moves a film (2014) by Kelly Reichardt
- The Green Storm and the Anti-Traction League from Phillip Reeve's Mortal Engines Quartet
- On Deadly Ground, a 1998 Film by and starring Steven Seagal
- The Patlabor franchise features eco-terrorists as recurring antagonists.
- In Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, Team Magma and Aqua have motives that are similar to eco-terrorism
- Quantum of Solace, The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker James Bond films.
- Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy
- The Sheep Look Up, by John Brunner.
- Sick Puppy, by Carl Hiaasen
- Silent Running, a 1972 science-fiction film by Douglas Trumbull.
- South Park episodes "Douche and Turd", "Fun with Veal" and "Free Willzyx".
- The Space Merchants by Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth
- Colonel Green, a villain from the past, is described as an eco-terrorist in the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Demons".
- State of Fear by Michael Crichton
- Stormchild, by Bernard Cornwell, one of his Sea-themed thrillers. After the death of his wife a man sets out on a quest to rescue the last of his family (his daughter) from an eco-cult that have become eco-terrorists.
- In the film The Thaw, Val Kilmer plays the role of an eco-terrorist.
- Tom Clancy's EndWar and the sequel Tom Clancy's EndWar: The Hunted, in which the eco-terrorist group the Green Brigade are some of the main antagonists in both novels.
- Enrica Villablanca in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
- Twelve Monkeys, a 1995 film starring Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt
- We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler is a novel that features a character who is an eco-terrorist.
- "Darkness Falls" and "Fearful Symmetry", two episodes of The X-Files
- Zodiac by Neal Stephenson