Real Life: Environmental Terms (6)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    Many architects, engineers, master builders and designers are using more and more ..... designs in recent years. This refers to designs and building plans that adhere to environmentally-friendly practices. As well, eco-friendly materials and energy sources, such as recycled products and solar panels, are often used.
  • 2
    A ..... approach is an effort that involves local and one-on-one methods. For example, a survey where researchers speak directly to the people of a community is an example of this.
  • 3
    ..... usually refers to raw and/or treated wood that is used in various building and construction efforts.
  • 4
    Ozone ..... refers to the shrinking ozone layer in the atmosphere. This is a protective layer that filters out harmful UVA and UVB rays from the sun.
  • 5
    Low-..... vehicles are ones that emit lower pollution levels in comparison to traditional, combustion vehicles that usually release a large amount of pollutants.
  • 6
    ..... emissions are lethal and poisonous pollutants that are released into the atmosphere. These chemicals are also often ejected into water supplies and onto land.
  • 7
    The ..... population of an ecosystem refers to the animal population that lives in that certain area.
  • 8
    ..... refers to the removal and collection of naturally occurring minerals like gold and silver from the earth.
  • 9
    ..... refers to garbage or rubbish that is scattered about an area in a very untidy and unkempt manner. People who do this create a very untidy atmosphere that is bothersome and dirty.
  • 10
    .....-development refers to the development of land that has destroyed and damaged natural environments.

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