Basic English Vocabulary (ESL&EFL Vocab)
Vocabulary related to Ecology and Environmental Problems –
- Ozone layer:
The layer of gases that block dangerous solar radiation coming from the sun towards the earth.
Animals, insects and all species that are about extinct (disappear).
The use of fuel effectively – using less fuel.
Natural and chemical products that make the soil plantable and more productive for agriculture.
Creating green areas through the process of planting trees.
The disappearance of species such as dinosaurs.
The High increase in temperature due to environmental imbalances.
A rain that contains harmful amounts of chemicals.
Throwing away unused and unwanted products into rivers and seas.
The process of collecting used materials and treating them to be used again. The process of reproducing materials for further use.
The poisonous gas formed by the burning of carbon, especially in the form of car fuel.
The gas formed when carbon is burned, or when species such as people or animals breathe out.
The general conditions of weather usually found in a particular place.
The changes that are affecting the weather. It has been a growing concern in the last few decades.
The unsystematic process of cutting down trees in a large area; the destruction of forests by people.
The process by which land becomes a desert.
A long period of time when there is no water or rain
The sudden movement of the Earth’s surface, sometimes causing great damage in infrastructure.
The power from something such as electricity or oil, which provides light and heat. There are different types of energy: solar, nuclear, hydroelectric…
The process of preserving energy
The air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live.
A large amount of water covering an area that is usually dry.
Things such as minerals, forests, coal, etc. exist in a place and can be used by people.
An organization that protects the environment.
A type of energy that can be produced as quickly as it is used.
When the air, water, and soil become fully damaged due to the garbage and dangerous products that people throw.