12 terms

Environment

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environmentally friendly
designed not to harm the areas in which we live
natural resources
valuable substances such as wood and oil that exist in a country's land and sea
climate change
the way the world's weather is being altered so that it is becoming warmer
natural disasters
these can cause a lot of damage or kill a lot of people, for example, floods or earthquakes
pollution
the process of damaging the air, water, or land with chemicals or other substances
deforestation
the process of removing the trees from an area of land
drought
a long period of time when there is little or no rain and crops die
conserve
to prevent land, water, or other natural resources from being damaged or destroyed
deplete
to reduce the amount of something or the number of things
eyesore
something that is ugly or unpleasant to look at, especially a building
global warming
the slow increase in the temperature of the Earth caused partly by the greenhouse effect increasing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
natural habitat
the type of place that a particular animal usually lives in or a particular plant usually grows in, for example a desert, forest, or lake
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