i am not the kind of girl who gives up like that

waste matter carried away in sewers or drains 

microbe – drobnoustroj 

 

most pesticides in use today are petroleum-based. 

the room was quiet, as if a cyclone just blown through 

is this recyclable 

 

the city council has raised littering fines 

we always make sure our products are biodegradable 

 

renewable energy 

sustainable energy 

 

trigger = evoke – wywolac 

the rising awareness in global warming triggered huge interest in sustainable energy 

deforestation – wylesienie 

 

aubergine = eggplant – baklazan 

rapid urbanization and growing demand for food is one of the main causes of deforestation 

landfill – skladowanie odpadow 

 

the photographers objective was to draw public attention to the hazards ran by the children working at LANDFILL sites 

 

houses must be supplied with drainage that is adequate for heavy storms 

it will keep them warmer in winter and cooler in summer and will also cut FUEL BILLS 

 

ice sheet = ice cap – wieczna zmarzlina – pokrywa lodowa 

sea level – poziom morza 

 

the melting of the ice caps would result in sea levels rising several metres around the world 

dam – tama, zapora 

 

work it to begin on a huge hydroelectric dam on a tributary of the amazon river 

work is to begin on a huge hydroelectric dam on a tributary of the amazon river 

 

tributary (doplyw rzeki)

withered leaves 

withered flowers 

 

billions of trees withered in the drought that hit the rainforest this year 

some scientists argue that this enormous ice sheet is vulnerable to the global warming 

 

desertification – pustynnienie 

infrastructure 

 

 

By indolentlady

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