Umwelt Vokabeln im Englischen mit Beispielsätzen

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abladen, ablagern to dump Old washing machines have been dumped near the beach.
abschirmen von to screen from You should screen your eyes from the sun when hiking in the mountains.
Absonderung, Emission emission The organization calls for stricter controls on emissions.
Abwärme waste heat The use of waste heat will reduce electricity consumption.
Abwasser sewage Sewage, used water, comes from factories and households.
Altpapier waste paper Recycling waste paper is a favourable method.
am schlimmsten betroffen sein hardest hit Our town was hardest hit by last year's earthquake.
Artenvielfalt biodiversity What about an evening stroll to look at the biodiversity in our park?
Atmosphäre atmosphere The Earth's atmosphere is a thin layer of gases that surrounds the Earth.
auf etwas einwirken to affect This area was affected by the flood.
ausgesetzt sein to be exposed to You risk skin cancer if you are often exposed to strong sunlight.
ausgestorben extinct Hawaii is home to a great many extinct species.
Auspuffgase exhaust fumes Over the past month officers have been stopping vehicles in Manchester to test exhaust fumes.
aussterben to die out Animals are dying out far more often than you might think.
ausstoßen to emit Sulphur gases were emitted by the spewing volcano.
austrocknen, vertrockenen to dry up, to parch During the long time of drought many rivers have dried up/parched.
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Bauholz, Nutzholz timber Timber is wood for building ships and houses.
bedrohen to menace Hurricane Hugo menaced the US coast for seven days.
bekämpfen to combat There should be stricter laws to combat air pollution.
belasten to load The owners of the local factories are loaded with new environmental laws.
beschädigen to harm Pollution can harm animals and the environment.
Beseitigung, Entsorgung disposal Unfortunately, fewer people know of the disposal of hazardous waste.
bewusst to be aware I think my neighbour isn't aware of polluting the environment.
biologisch abbaubar biodegradable All our products are biodegradable.
Biosphäre biosphere The biosphere is the part of the earth's atmosphere and surface in which animals and plants can live.
bleifrei unleaded Unleaded petrol is less harmful to the environment.
Boden soil Soil is the top layer of the earth in which trees, plant etc. grow.
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dahinsiechend, kränkeln to ail The huge trees had been ailing for years before they were cut down.
Dämpfe fumes The lava gives off clouds of toxic fumes as it flows into the Pacific Ocean.
drohen to threaten Toxic chemical substances threaten sea turtles.
Düngemittel fertilizer Fertilizers are chemicals given to plants with the intention of promoting growth.
durchsickern to leak Oil leaked out of the tank.
Dürre drought Drought had ruined the crops year after year.
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Energieeinsparung energy conservation Energy conservation is a process of saving energy.
Energiequelle energy source Space energy is one of the energy sources of the future.
energiesparend energy-efficient Energy-efficient windows help to lower your heating costs.
Entwicklung (Evolution) evolution The introduction of cloned plants will affect evolution.
Erdbeben earthquake On April 18, 1906, shortly after 5:00 am, a great earthquake struck San Francisco.
Erdgas natural gas 61 percent of US households used natural gas for heating in 2002.
Erdwärme geothermal The first geothermal power station was built in Landrella, Italy.
Erhaltung,
Bewahrung
preservation He is interested in historic preservation.
erneuerbar renewable A renewable energy system converts the energy found in sunlight, wind, falling water, waves, geothermal heat, or biomass.
Erosion erosion Wind and water are the main agents of soil erosion.
Erwärmung global warming They started a campaign to slow down the process of global warming.
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Fischdampfer trawler Trawlers are not permitted on the lake.
fällen to chop down Poor people often chop down trees for firewood.
fruchtbar fertile Fertile land is land where things grow easily.
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gefährdet, vom Aussterben bedroht endangered The sea turtle is an endangered species.
Genehmigung permission Ask permission for the privilege to cross private land.
Gezeiten tide The tide is in/out.
Gift, Schadstoff poison The cat was killed by rat poison.
giftig poisonous She has lots of poisonous plants in her garden.
Giftmüll toxic waste A ship with toxic waste sank.
Giftmülldeponie toxic waste dump The toxic waste dump was built.
Gleichgewicht balance Nature's balance might be disturbed.
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Hilfsmaßnahme remedial action The Great Lakes Remedial Action Plan Program was created in 1987.
Hitzewelle heat wave Slow down and avoid strenuous activity if a heat wave is happening.
Hungersnot famine The Irish Famine of 1846-50 took as many as a million lives from hunger and disease.
Hungertod starvation Starvation is the most severe form of malnutrition.
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Industrieabfall industrial waste Industrial waste can contain small amounts of radioactive materials.
Isolierung (Material) insulation Often glass fibre is used as roof insulation.
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Katalysator catalytic converter Since 1993 catalytic converters have been compulsory in Britain.
Katastrophe catastrophe The Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (FHCF) was created in November 1993.
Kläranlage sewage plant The city needs to have a sewage plant.
Klärschlamm sludge Sludge is often used on agricultural land.
Klima climate The Mediterranean climate is good for growing citrus fruits.
Kohlendioxid carbon dioxide The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is low.
Kohlenmonoxid carbon monoxide Carbon monoxide is emitted by cars.
Kohlenstoff carbon Carbon is a chemical substance contained in all plants and animals.
Kohlenwasserstoff hydrocarbon Various hydrocarbons have been found in Jupiter's atmosphere.
Kraftwerk power station Power stations are only about 40 per cent efficient.
Kühlmittel cooling agent Cooling agents are expensive.
Küstengewässer coastal waters Many bays and coastal waters have been contaminated with heavy metals.
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Lebewesen creature Is there a sea creature or not?
Lösungsmittel solvent Benzene and turpentine are solvents.
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Meeresfauna/
Meeresflora
marine life Around the islands marine life is seriously threatened by oil slick.
Meeresspiegel sea level Death Valley lies 86 metres (282 feet) below sea level.
Müllhalde dumping ground City canals are often used as dumping grounds.
Mülltrennung waste separation Do you know how to do waste separation?
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Niederschlag precipitation Rain, snow, hail and sleet are types of precipitation.
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Oberfläche surface About 70% of the Earth's surface is covered with water.
Ökologie ecology Oil pollution could damage the ecology of the costs.
Ökosystem ecosystem Jordan appealed for assistance to
help save the ecosystem of the Dead Sea, whose water level is dropping.
Ölteppich oil slick Large oil slicks were found near the coast.
Ozonschicht ozone layer The ozone layer screens out the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.
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Polkappen the polar ice caps If the polar ice caps melt, the ocean levels rise.
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Rauch, Qualm fume Workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt.
Regenwald rainforest Tropical rainforests are the Earth's oldest living ecosystems.
reinigen, säubern to purify You can purify water with two chemicals: chlorine bleach and iodine.
Reinigungsmittel (chemisch) detergent Try to use detergents that are perfume free.
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Sauerstoff oxygen The cells need oxygen to survive.
saurer Regen acid rain Acid rain is very harmful to the environment.
schädlich to be harmful Air pollution is harmful to everyone.
Schmutz dirt The dirt has been removed from the ground.
schützen to protect Russia wants to protect the environment in the Baltic region.
Schwermetall heavy metal Less heavy metal has been introduced by air into the Baltic Sea since the 1990s.
Spraydose aerosol, spray Aerosol sprays are the worst cause of pollution in the home.
Staub dust Do not inhale the dust, it's dangerous.
Strahlung radiation Radiation is used for medical reasons.
Stratosphäre stratosphere The ozone layer is within the stratosphere.
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Treibhauseffekt greenhouse effect The greenhouse effect is the rise in temperature caused by gases in the atmosphere.
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Überdüngung overfertilization Overfertilization is a common problem.
Umwelt environment We must protect the environment.
Umweltschützer/in environmentalist Environmentalists are people who love the natural world.
unbehandelt untreated Coastal cities often dump their untreatened waste into the sea.
Unglück disaster The recent earthquake in India is a disaster.
untergraben, unterspülen to erode It took about 67,000 years to erode the Grand Canyon.
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Vermeidung prevention The prevention of litter is very important.
verringern/
vermindern
to diminish The people try to diminish the pollution of the water.
verschmutzen to pollute Please do not pollute the air.
Verschmutzung pollution Air pollution is a problem for all of us.
verschwinden to disappear Many species disappeared in the last century.
verseuchen to contaminate The soil has been contaminated.
Verstädterung urbanization Urbanization is a worldwide trend.
Viehhaltung (automatisiert) factory farming Is factory farming a way of animal abuse?
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Waldsterben death of the forests The death of the forests is a big problem in Europe.
wiederverwertbar reusable There are two kinds of plastic bottles: reusable bottles and single-service bottles.
wiederverwerten to recycle This carton is made from recycled paper.
Windenergie wind energy Wind energy is widely used in South Africa for water pumping.
Windpark windpark/windfarm Offshore windfarms have been built.
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zerstören to destroy The house was completely destroyed by fire.
Zerstörung destruction The use of renewable sources could stop the destruction of the rainforests.