Englisch Themenwortschatz 1 (Environment)

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  1. air pollution
    Luftverschmutzung

    Air pollution is a big problem today.
  2. alternative
    Alternative, andere Möglichkeit

    Wind energy is an alternative to nuclear energy.
  3. animal
    Tier

    The WWF works hard to save lives of wild animals such as the Siberian tiger.
  4. athmosphere
    Atmosphäre

    The atmosphere protects the Earth.
  5. atomic energy

    = nuclear energy
    Atomenergie

    Is atomic energy the answer to our energy problems?
  6. average
    Durchschnitts-, durchschnittlich

    The summer was warm - with an average temperature of 23°C.
  7. bay
    Bucht

    A big earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay area in October 1989, and 62 people died.
  8. (to) burn
    (ver-, nieder-) brennen

    In South America farmers burn down huge forests.
  9. catastrophe

    = disaster
    Katastrophe

    Hurricane Katrina was a catastrophe which destroyed many houses.
  10. chemical
    Chemikalie

    We use too many chemicals in the house.
  11. (to) clean
    säubern, reinigen, aufräumen

    Every year in spring our youth group cleans up part of the river Avon.
  12. cliff
    Klippe, Felsen

    From the cliffs of Dover you have a fantastic view across the English Channel.
  13. climate
    Klima

    Experts tell us that the climate of the earth will change.
  14. climate change
    Klimaänderung

    The climate change favors the mosquito that carries the malaria disease.
  15. cloud
    Wolke

    A fire in a Russian nuclear power station sent a radioactive cloud across Europe.
  16. coal
    Kohle

    On many Indian reservations coal and oil were found.
  17. coast
    Küste

    On the coast the climate is mild.
  18. countryside
    Landschaft, Gegend

    Keep our countryside clean and beautiful.
  19. danger


    Gefahr

    There is the danger that rare animals and plants will die out.
  20. degree
    Grad

    In the Arctic the temperature can drop to minus 50 degrees Celsius.
  21. desert
    Wüste

    In the desert in can be as hot 54 degree Celsius in the summer.
  22. (to) destroy

    ≠ (to) save
    zerstören

    We must not destroy more of our environment.
  23. destruction
    Zerstörung

    Let us stop the destruction of our forests!
  24. dangerous

    ≠ safe
    gefärlich

    Lying in the sun too long can be dangerous to the skin.
  25. developed countries

    = industrialized countries
    ≠ developing countries, Third World countries
    Industriestaaten, Industrieländer

    The developed countries should help the poorer ones.
  26. (to) die out

    ≠ to survive
    aussterben

    Many wild animals are about to die out.
  27. dirt
    Schmutz, Dreck

    I cannot stand the dirt and terrible noise of big cities.
  28. disaster

    = catastrophe
    Unglück

    The oil tanker accident was a disaster for the Spanish and French coasts.
  29. (to) dry up
    austrocknen, vertrocknen

    When it doesn't rain for a long time many rivers will dry up.
  30. dump
    Müllhalde

    We must not use the oceans as cheap dumps.
  31. (to) dump
    abladen, ablagern

    Old car tyres have been dumped into the woods.
  32. earth
    Erde

    Death Valley is the hottest place on earth.
  33. earthquake
    Erdbeben

    In 1906 an earthquake in San Francisco killed 700 people.
  34. effect
    Wirkung, Auswirkung

    What will be the effects of changing temperatures on plants and animals?
  35. electricity

    = (electric) power
    Elektrizität

    Even today the Amish people in America don't use cars or electricity.
  36. energy
    Energie

    In our homes we should try to save energy.
  37. environment
    Umwelt

    The environment is the natural world around us in which people, animals and plants live.
  38. environmental
    Umwelt-

    Young people are interested in environmental organisations such as the World Wide Fund (WWF) or Greenpeace.
  39. fog
    Nebel

    In the autumn we get a lot of fog, rain and wind.
  40. forecast
    Vorhersage

    It's best to listen to the weather forecast before you go into the mountains.
  41. forest
    (größerer) Wald

    The rain forest in the Amazon is important for the climate on earth.
  42. fossil fuel
    fossiler Brennstoff

    Coal and natural gas are examples of fossil fuel.
  43. freeze

    ≠ (to) melt
    (er-) frieren, gefrieren, erstarren

    If the sun shines less we will freeze.
  44. freezing
    eiskalt, unter Null

    In the desert the nights are often freezing cold.
  45. garbage

    = rubbish
    Müll

    Tourists who come to Yellowstone are told not to leave any garbage.
  46. global warming
    Erwärmung der Erde, Erderwärmung

    People today know about the dangers of global warming.
  47. greenhouse effect
    Treibhauseffekt

    The earth is getting warmer. Is this the greenhouse effect?
  48. greenhouse gases
    Treibhausgase

    Millions of cars produce greenhouse gases.
  49. ground

    =soil, earth
    Boden

    In northern Canada the ground is frozen most of the year.
  50. hill
    Hügel, Berg, Hang

    We made an excursion into the green hills of Wales.
  51. hygiene
    Hygiene

    Hygiene standards in Third World countries are low.
  52. industrial waste
    Industrieabfall

    In the past, some countries threw their industrial waste into the North Sea.
  53. junk

    = litter, waste, rubbish, garbage
    Müll, abfall

    Ed's room is filled with junk
  54. lake
    See

    Loch Ness is the longest lake in Scotland.
  55. level
    Niveau, Ebene, Bereich

    A high level of ozone in the air is unhealthy.
  56. litter

    = junk, waste, rubbish, garbage
    Abfall, Abfälle

    Do not leave litter in the countryside. Take it home with you.
  57. (to) load
    belasten; Last

    The air in the city centres is loaded with dangerous chemicals.
  58. (to) melt

    ≠ (to) freeze
    schmelzen

    The ice of the poles is melting.
  59. mountain
    Berg

    Even in the mountains people throw away their rubbish.
  60. natural gas
    Erdgas

    Natural gas was found on some Indian reservations.
  61. nature
    Natur

    We need nature- nature doesn't need us.
  62. nuclear power plant

    =power station
    Atomkraftwerk

    In 1986 a Soviet nuclear power plant at Chernobyl exploded.
  63. nuclear waste
    Atommüll

    We have to find a safe place for nuclear waste.
  64. ocean
    Ozean

    The world's oceans are: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic.
  65. ozone layer
    Ozoneschicht

    The ozone layer is getting thinner over the Antarctic.
  66. (to) persuade
    jmdn. überzeugen (etwas zu tun), überreden

    People should be persuaded to use paper bags instead of plastic ones.
  67. petrol

    =gas
    Benzin

    Big cars use too much petrol.
  68. (to) plant
    pflanzen

    Let us plant more trees to keep the air fresh.
  69. plant
    Pflanze

    Let us plant more trees to keep the air fresh.
  70. (to) pollute

    ≠ (to) clean
    verschmutzen

    The burning of coal and oil pollutes the air.
  71. polluting
    umweltschädlich

    Why don't we use the energy from the sun? It is less polluting.
  72. pollution
    Verschmutzung

    In the 1950s nobody thought about pollution.
  73. power station
    Kraftwerk

    A fire broke out at the Russian power station at Chernobyl.
  74. (to) protect

    = (to) shelter
    schützen

    Always wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun in hot countries.
  75. rain
    Regen

    In Scotland you get a lot of rain even in the summer.
  76. rain forests
    Regenwälder

    Tropical rain forests cover 7% of the Earth's surface.
  77. (to) recycle
    recyceln, wieder aufarbeiten

    Special firms recycle bottles, plastic and paper.
  78. resources
    Bodenschätze, Ressourcen, Mittel

    Coal, oil and wood are natural resources.
  79. return bottle
    Mehrwegflasche

    A bottle which you return to the shop so that it can be used again.
  80. rought

    ≠ mild
    rau, grob

    The weather in Iceland is often rough.
  81. season
    Jahreszeit

    • After the rainy season the weather gets hotter every day.
  82. smoke
    Rauch

    In the 1950's the air in London was full of thick black smoke.
  83. solar energy
    Solarenergie

    In the future, men will use more solar energy.
  84. solar system
    Sonnensystem

    The Earth is different from all other planets in our solar system.
  85. species
    Art

    Thousands of species of plants and animals could die out because of global warming.
  86. stream
    Bach

    The little stream behind our house is full of interesting frogs and insects.
  87. (to) survive

    ≠ to die out
    überleben

    People need water, oxygen and food to survive.
  88. temperature
    Temperatur

    There are gases in the air that control the earth's temperature.
  89. throw-away
    Wegwerf-

    We live in a throw-away society.
  90. toxic waste
    Giftmüll

    Where shall we put our toxic waste?
  91. waste separation
    Mülltrennung

    Germans are good at waste separation.
  92. waste paper
    Altpapier

    Waste paper is a valuable raw material.
  93. waste water
    Abwasser

    Waste water must not flow into our rivers.
  94. wind energy
    Windenergie

    We need more wind energy when oil runs out.

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