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The change in global climate patterns which appeared from the mid to late 20th century onwards.
A natural fuel such as coal, gas, or oil formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms.
Cutting down and clearing areas of forest.
All the living things in an area and the way they affect each other and the environment.
The natural environment in which an animal or plant usually lives.
substances, mixtures and articles used in the workplace that can be classified according to their health and physicochemical hazards
Something, especially a vehicle or building, that has been badly damaged or destroyed
the rapid downward movement of a large quantity of saturated earth
Great destruction or damage
the amount of rain that is considered especially heavy
a lake where water is stored to supplied to house, factories…
to rain very lightly
to rain very hard
a small pool of water that is left on the ground after it has rained
a small area of still water, especially one that is artificial
economic development that is conducted without depletion of natural resources.
the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, etc..
the trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphere due to the greater transparency of the atmosphere to visible radiation from the sun than to infrared radiation emitted from the planet's surface.
a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants.
energy from a source that is not depleted when used, such as wind or solar power.
A person killed or injured in a war or accident./ an accident or disaster
The action or process of draining something
available as another possibility or choice
Make (something) impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance
A flagship species is a species from the plant or animal kingdom that is used to represent a certain environmental issue or cause
to reduce in amount, strength, intensity, etc.
to decrease seriously or exhaust the abundance
state of being eroded
rain with small pellets of ice
is a term describing how ecosystems are organized in a state of stability where species coexist with other species and with their environment.
The variety of plant and animal life in the world or in a particular habitat
A panel designed to absorb the sun’s rays as a source of energy for generating electricity or heating.
A turbine having a large vaned wheel rotated by the wind to generate electricity.
Prevent the wasteful overuse of (a resource)
A person who is concerned about protecting the environment
require, need, demand
become brighter and better
make a place difficult or impossible to enter, leave or communicate with; disconnect
very great in degree
run out of
to use up or finish a supply of something
an place is very dry without many plants because of a lack of rain
a sudden event that causes many people to suffer (= disaster)
all the animals living in an area or in a particular period of history
an animal that kills and eats other animals
to grow crops or plants, especially in large quantities
A substance that is toxic to plants, used to destroy unwanted vegetation
An artificial open channel for transporting water for crop irrigation.
measure taken to reduce pollution or its impacts on the environment
Make or become dry through intense heat
a place where garbage is buried under the soil
a reef composed mainly of coral and other organic matter of which parts have solidified into limestone.
the layer of the upper atmosphere where most atmospheric ozone is concentrated, from about 8 to 30 miles (12 to 48 km) above the earth
a chemical preparation for destroying plant, fungal, or animal pests.
having died out
Make or become less
Waste water and excrement conveyed in sewers
Relating to or produced by the internal heat of the earth
Can be used more than once