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Rithannen i geven
Thangen i harn
Na fennas i daur
Ôl dûr ristannen
Eryn echuiannen
I ngelaidh dagrar
Ristar thynd, cúa tawar
Dambedir enyd i ganed
Si linna i waew trin ylf
Isto i dur i chuiyl
I ngelaidh dagrar.

The birds of prey
A beast children army
Preparing to avenge
Their mother's agony
Alcest, "Oiseaux de proie" (translated from French)

You can drive out nature with a pitchfork
But it just comes roaring back again
Tom Waits, Blood Money, "Misery Is The River Of The World"

Terra Tower boss intro monologues, Chrono Cross

Mother Earth is here...and she's pissed!
— Item description for Organic Power, Disgaea

Godzilla is definitely a representation of the wrath of nature. The theme is man versus nature and Godzilla is certainly the nature side of it. You can't win that fight. Nature's always going to win and that's what the subtext of our movie is about. He's the punishment we deserve.

I like nature, no matter what thing that nature does. People ruin nature, so that means nature can ruin people.

If Tuchanka has a temper, Kalros is it.
Urdnot Wrex, Mass Effect 3

So you see, kids, if we're not nice to Mother Nature... she'll kick our butts!
Captain Compost Heap, Rocko's Modern Life, "Zanzibar"

"Everyone was warned, but no one listened.
A rise in temperature, ocean patterns changed, and the ice caps melted.
They called it extreme weather. They didn't know what extreme was."

Thousands of years of civilization reduced to ruins and dust in the blink of an eye. Nature had shown her destructive power before, but never on such a scale. Humanity has even lost whole cities before, but we always recovered. Not this time. Pompei, Dwarka, Centralia, Fukushima — hell, maybe even Atlantis — maybe those were warnings. Maybe we should have listened. It’s too late now, in any case.
—"Gaea's Wrath - Post-Apocalypse," The End of the World: Wrath Of The Gods

If the Earth did have some kind of inexplicable, innate intelligence, why would it want to kill him? What had he ever done to the Earth? Why should it despise him?
Then he knew.
He'd done everything to Earth. He'd crucified it. He was a member of the human race, part of the species who'd spread like bacteria over the planet, killing its rich, teeming life, consuming its wealth, finally rendering it fit only for use as a dumping ground for all humanity's garbage.
That's what he was: a single cell of bacteria. A plague germ. And the planet's auto-immune system was rejecting him.
Red Dwarf: Better Than Life

I still remember the day the frost descended
It was the end of empty threats
From a God who must have meant it
We must have crossed a deity whom our greed and lust offended
And upon whose plentiful benevolence each of us depended
Dan Bull, Frostpunk Rap Song

"When you get a virus, you get a fever. That's the human body raising its core temperature to kill the virus. Planet Earth works the same way: Global warming is the fever, mankind is the virus. We're making our planet sick. A cull is our only hope. If we don't reduce our population ourselves, there's only one of two ways this can go: The host kills the virus, or the virus kills the host."
Richmond Valentine, Kingsman: The Secret Service