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Raw materials Water pollution Climate change Forest preservation Ecological crisis Energy preservation Recycling waste Micro

Micro enterprises Money investment Transport infrastructure

Health care Social justice Property rights

Poverty elimination Equal pay for women

Glossary related to the unit of Sustainable Development.


1. Sustainable development: development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations. 2.

Social justice: condition in which all members of a society enjoy the same rights, security, privileges,
benefits, etc

3. Green areas: spaces and sites planted with trees, grass, flowers, etc. 4. Micro-credits: loans given to poor people to assist them to shift for themselves. 5. Endangered species: wildlife that is running the risk of extinction. 6. Reintegrate: to make somebody accepted as a member of a social group. 7. Erosion: destruction of the surface of something through the action of wind, rain, etc 8. Extinction: a situation in which a plant, an animal, a way of life, etc stops existing. 9. Recycle: to treat things that have already been used so that they can be used again.

Collocations related to the unit Sustainable Development.


1. Urban areas 2. Water shortage 3. Armed conflicts 4. Micro credits 5. Natural resources 6. Economic growth 7. Financial support 8. Birth rate 9. Global warming 10. Renewable energies 11. Non-governmental organization 12. Civil society 13. International Organizations

A. FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE CORRECT WORDS deforestation - resources - ecology - organisms - environment - generations 1. Man's greed is threatening the .. 2. The extensive abuse of natural .. threatens the very existence of future .. 3. One of the challenges that the world is facing is the issue of which is the result of cutting down trees without even thinking of replacing them. 4. The term . refers to the study of the relationship between . and their natural environment. B. COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COLLOCATIONS: disposal - pollution - revolution - effect 1. 2. 3. 4. Air, land, water. Greenhouse .. Waste . Industrial .

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A. FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE CORRECT WORDS deforestation - resources - ecology - organisms - environment - generations 1. Man's greed is threatening the environment 2. The extensive abuse of natural resources threatens the very existence of future generations 3. One of the challenges that the world is facing is the issue of deforestation which is the result of cutting down trees without even thinking of replacing them. 4. The term ecology refers to the study of the relationship between organisms and their natural environment. B. COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COLLOCATIONS: 1. 2. 3. 4. Air, land, water pollution Greenhouse effect Waste disposal Industrial revolution