ENVIRONMENT ENVIRONMENT ENVIRONMENT
Process them so that they can be used again.
Unwanted things or waste material.
The problem caused by increased quantities of gases such as carbon dioxide in the air.
Responsible for causing the greenhouse effect.
The gradual rise in the earth's temperature.
The gradual destruction and removal of rock or soil in a particular area by rivers, the sea, or the weather.
The natural environment in which an animal or plant normally lives or grows.
Concerned with the protection of the natural world of land, sea, air, plants, and animals.
A shaking of the ground caused by movement of the earth's crust.
The death of all animal or plant remaining living members.
Long period of time during which no rain falls.
A large amount of water covers an area which is usually dry, for example when a river flows over its banks or a pipe bursts.
You use it again instead of throwing it away.
Waste matter such as faeces or dirty water from homes and factories.
An extremely violent wind or storm.
Poisonous or dirty substances that are polluting the water, air, or land somewhere.
All trees are cut down or destroyed.
A class of plants or animals whose members have the same main characteristics and are able to breed with each other.
A very large wave, often caused by an earthquake, that flows onto the land and destroys things.
A large container with a lid which people put their rubbish in and which is usually kept outside their house.
Thick layers of ice and snow that cover the North and South Poles.
The average level of the sea with respect to the land.
Protects living things from the harmful radiation of the sun.
Chemicals, products, or technology do not cause harm to the ozone layer.
The study of the relationships between plants, animals, people, and their environment, and the balances between these relationships.
A mixture of decayed plants and vegetable waste which is added to the soil to help plants grow.
A thick forest of tall trees which is found in tropical areas where there is a lot of rain.
A large container into which people can put empty glass objects so that the glass can be used again.
Natural ones such as wind, water, and sunlight, which are always available.
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