the environment

the environment
ENVIRONMENT the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live: conserve/preserve/protect the environment »

He tries to do what he can to preserve the environment by recycling, avoiding plastic foam products, and conserving water.

care/concern about the environment »

Headlines are dominated by concern about the environment and global warming.

damage/destroy/harm the environment »

Renewable energy is often more expensive than traditional power generated by fossil fuels, which damage the environment.


clean up/improve the environment


a risk/threat to the environment


The use of biodiesel is being encouraged by governments around the world, as a way of reducing emissions which are harmful to the environment.

Main Entry: environment

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