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Environment Vocabulary

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      Read the definitions. Choose the environmental term for each       definition. Use the words in the box.

climate

biodiversity

drought

life expectancy

ozone layer

deforestation

coral reef

carbon emission

                           1. Variety in the number of species of plants and animals.

         2. The sending out of poisonous gas when engines burn gasoline.
 
3. The length of time that a person or an animal lives.

                      4. The typical weather conditions in an area.

                          5. The process of clearing forests.

                      6. A line of sharp rocks near the surface of the sea.

                          7. The layer of gases that prevents harmful

radiation from the sun from reaching the earth.                 

                      8. A long period of dry weather when there is not enough rain.