Учитель английского языка Шемякова А.С.
The word “Ecology” comes from the Greek language and means
“the study of the the place we live in”. So, there is no person on Earth who is not affected by ecological problems.
water pollution Pollution of the sea is the most dangerous. The
regions that are most loaded with sea traffic are very dirty. For example, the Baltic sea is the dirtiest zone on the planet.
air pollution Cars and factories pollute the air we use.
Deforestation Especially destruction of tropical forests, affects the balance of nature
in many ways. It kills animals, changes the climate and ecosystem in the world.
“Global warming” World temperatures are currently rising every year. As the planet
warms up, the polar ice caps will start to melt. This could cause sea levels to rise and many habitats will disappear under water.
Acid rain Acid rain falls when poisonous gases from power stations
mix with oxygen and moisture in the air. These gases become part of the water cycle and may be carried a long way by the wind before they fall as acid rain, which kills wildlife in lakes, rivers, and forests, and damages the surrounding plant life.
The Earth is our home,
and, as they say,