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Spanish 3 Realidades Vocabulary - Capitulo 9

STUDY
PLAY
la amenaza
threat
debido
due to
la electricidad
electricity
en cuanto
as soon as
la escasez
shortage
estar a cargo de
to be in charge of
el gobierno
government
grave
serious
tan pronto como
as soon as
la contaminacion
pollution
contaminado
polluted
el desperdicio
waste
la fabrica
factory
el pesticida
pesticide
el petroleo
oil
la pila
battery
quimico
chemical
el recipiente
container
el veneno
poison
economico
economical
la proteccion
protection
el recurso natural
natural resource
sucidiente
enough
agotar
to exhaust, to run out
amenazar
to threaten
castigar
to punish
colocar
to put, to place
conservar
to preserve
crecer
to grow
danar
to damage
depender de
to depend on
deshacerse de
to get rid of
desperdiciar
to waste
echar
to throw away
fomentar
enourage
limitar
to limit
promover
to promote
las medidas
steps, measures
economicos
economical
ambiental
environemental
en vez de
instead of
el aerosol
aerosol
el derrame de petroleo
oil spill
afectar
to affect
atrapar
to catch, to trap
derretir
to melt
detener
to stop
disminuir
to decrease, to diminish
explotar
to exploit, to overwork
producir
to produce
la caza
hunting
en peligro de extincion
in danger of extinction, endangered
la piel
skin
la pluma
feather
salvaje
wild
el agujero
hole
a menos que
unless
con tal que
provided that, as long as
excesivo
excessive
la falta
lack
la limpieza
cleaning
tomar conciencia de
to become aware of
tomar medidas
to take steps
la atmosfera
atmosphere
la capa de ozono
ozonoe layer
en clima
weather
el efecto invernadero
greenhouse effect
el hielo
ice
la preservacion
conservation
el recalentamiento global
global warming
el rescate
rescue
la reserva natural
nature preserve
la selva tropical
tropical forest
la tierra
land
el ave
bird