genetikailag módosított élőlény
GMO (genetically modified organism)
/ dʒɪˈnɛtɪk ˈmɒdɪfʌɪ ˈɔːg(ə)nɪz(ə)m /
There is a lot of debate about whether GMOs should be used in agriculture.
/ ɪnvʌɪrənˈmɛnt(ə)l, ɛn- ˈkɒnʃəs /
Consumers are getting more and more environmentally conscious nowadays.
/ sɔɪl /
In the old days factories rereased waste into the soil, and now we have to clean it.
megőrzi a természet egyensúlyát
to keep the balance of nature
/ kiːp ðə ˈbal(ə)ns ɒv, (ə)v ˈneɪtʃə /
I don't really like the idea of hunting, but I suppose that it is necessary to keep the balance of nature.
biológiailag lebomló termékek
/ ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)dɪˈgreɪdəb(ə)l ˈprɒdʌkt /
Bacteria break biodegradable products up to small pieces that are harmless to the environment.
/ ˈlɪmɪt /
I think governments should limit all kinds of harmful emissions and the production of hazardous waste.
/ ˈsuːɪdʒ /
I'm really happy that nowadays sewage is cleaned before it gets to the rivers, lakes and seas.
/ ɔɪl rɪg /
Mistakes made on oil rigs can lead to huge natural disasters.
/ riːˈfɒrɪst /
More attention should be paid to reforestation to replace the forests that have been cut down.
to bring about a drought
/ brɪŋ əˈbaʊt eɪ draʊt /
Destroying forests leads to changes in rainfall patterns, which may bring about a drought.
/ dɛˌzəːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n /
You can fight desertification by planting the right plants and using irrigation.
vminek a felhalmozódása
accumulation of sth
/ əkjuːmjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n ɒv, (ə)v /
I think the greenhouse effect is caused by the accumulation of industrial pollutants that reflect the sun's radiation back to earth.
/ kənˈdʒɛstʃ(ə)n tʃɑːdʒ /
I think the introduction of congestion charge can make a difference in the quality of air in inner cities.
/ ˈtʌɪd(ə)l ˈpaʊə /
I think tidal power is a really clean way to produce energy for those lucky countries that have a seashore.
/ ɔːˈganɪk ˈfɑːmɪŋ /
In organic farming no pesticides the crops, so the produce does not contain chemicals.
/ ˈhazədəs weɪst /
Companies dealing with hazardous waste, like batteries and chemicals, should be overseen very carefully.
to dispose of sth
/ dɪˈspəʊz ɒv, (ə)v /
You should never dispose of batteries by simply throwing them away with other rubbish but always put them in a battery recycling bin.
regulation of waterways
/ rɛgjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n ɒv, (ə)v ˈwɔːtəweɪ /
In Hungary, the regulation of waterways is extremely important to avoid problems caused by droughts and floods.
vminek a túlzott használata
excessive use of sth
/ ɪkˈsɛsɪv, ɛk- juːz ɒv, (ə)v /
The excessive use of air conditioners leads to pollution, and may also cause health problems.
/ ˈpɛstɪsʌɪd /
Farmers need pesticides to protect their crops, but their use should be strictly controlled.
konténer (üvegek gyűjtésére)
/ ˈbɒt(ə)l baŋk /
I always take old bottles to a bottle bank to recycle them.
/ dəˈmɛstɪk ˈanɪm(ə)l /
We have to take strict measures to protect domestic animals, both pets and farm animals, from cruelty.
/ ˈfɪltə /
Water has to be efficiently filtered before it can be used for drinking and cooking.
/ ˈhʌɪbrɪd ˈviːɪk(ə)l /
Even though hybrid vehicles are more expensive to buy, they are cheaper to run.
/ ˈgriːnhaʊs ɪˈfɛkt /
Homes, factories, cars and aeroplanes contribute to the greenhouse effect by emitting harmful gases.
megelőző intézkedéseket/lépéseket tesz
to take protective measures
/ teɪk prəˈtɛktɪv ˈmɛʒə /
It is important to take protective measures to see that no irreversible harm is done to the environment.
/ ˈhabɪtat /
We should be careful not to destroy any more habitat of Hungarian wildlife.
/ graʊnd ˈwɔːtə /
It is extremely important to keep ground water clean, so it won't poison the soil.
/ dɪˈspəʊzəb(ə)l /
Since disposable cups are so harmful to the environment, it's good if you get coffee cheaper when you own cup.
/ ʌnˈtriːtɪd /
It is vital to stop factories from dumping intreated rubbish and sewage.