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une loi sur lenvironnement => an environmental

Vocabulaire anglais de l'environnement law


une mare noire => an oil spill, a black tide, a
un adversaire acharn => a staunch opponent
spillage
un argument pour/contre => an argument
des mesures svres => tough measures
for/against
le ministre de lEnvironnement => the
lAgence pour la protection de lenvironnement
Department of the Environment
=> the Environment Protection Agency
le mouvement cologique => the green
biodgradable => biodegradable
movement, the environmental movement,
des bouteilles consignes => returnable bottles
the Ecology Party
un braconnier => a poacher
les mouvements pour la protection des animaux
une centrale lectrique => a power plant, a
=> animal-conservation movements
power station
une nappe de ptrole => an oil slick
clandestin => clandestine
un nuage toxique => a poison cloud
le charbon => coal
les ordures mnagres => household waste
le commerce de livoire/de la fourrure => the
un pige => a trap
ivory/fur trade
la protection de la faune => wildlife protection
la consommation cologique => green
du papier recycl => recycled paper
consumerism
une politique cologique => an environmental
une condamnation => a sentence
policy
la couche dozone => the ozone layer
la protection de lenvironnement
en danger dextinction => in danger of extinction
=> environmental protection
un dfenseur => an advocate
un parc national => a national park
un dtracteur => a detractor
le ptrole brut => crude oil
les dchets industriels => industrial waste
une rserve => a reserve
les dchets radioactifs => radioactive waste
le rglement => the regulation
la dtrioration de lenvironnement
une sanction => a penalty
=> environmental degradation
le seuil de danger => the threshold of safety
lcologie => ecology
un spcialiste de la vie des animaux sauvages
un cologiste => an ecologist
=> a wildlife specialist
des cologistes inconditionnels => hard-core
une usine dincinration => an incineration plant
environmentalists
un zoologiste => a zoologist
cologique => ecological
leffet de serre => the greenhouse effect Verbes utiles:
llimination des dchets => waste disposal
des manations de dioxyde de carbone abonder => to abound
=> carbon dioxide emissions accuser de => to accuse of
un emballage perdu => disposable wrapping saccoupler avec => to mate with
un expert => an expert anantir une espce => to wipe out a species
un gardien charg de la protection des animaux arrter limportation => to stop the import
=> a game warden braconner => to poach
le gaz carbonique => carbon monoxide contrler => to control, to check
du gaz dchappement => exhaust fumes condamner une amende => to fine
un groupe de pression => a pressure group tre sans danger pour lenvironnement => to be
un impt cologique => an environmental tax environmental friendly
un incinrateur => an incinerator tre menac de disparition => to be threatened
with extinction
tre soutenu par => to be backed by
tre constern par => to be appalled at
tre conscient de => to be aware of
tre abonn => to subscribe to
conomiser lnergie => to save energy
enterrer => to bury
exiger des solutions => to demand solutions
faire campagne pour => to campaign for
gagner en popularit => to gain in popularity
interdire => to forbid, to ban
interdire la chasse => to ban hunting
interrompre la construction de => to halt the
construction of
lancer une ptition => to launch a petition
librer du CO2 => to release CO2
manifester pour => to demonstrate in favour of
matriser => to curb
une manifestation => a demonstration
menacer la survie => to threaten survival
massacrer => to slaughter
nier => to deny
nettoyer => to clean up
prouver => to prove
polluer => to pollute
purifier => to purify
remplacer => to substitute
rclamer => to claim
rintroduire => to reintroduce
recycler => to recycle
remettre en libert => to return to the wild
rgler => to regulate
remuer lopinion publique => to stir public opinion
rparer les dommages => to repair the damage
rutiliser => to reuse
rduire => to reduce
sauvegarder => to safeguard
subir des tests => to undergo testing
sauver => to rescue
supprimer => to eradicate
sonner lalarme => to sound the alarm
surveiller la pollution => to monitor pollution
sopposer qn => to oppose sb
traquer une proie => to stalk a prey
traiter => to process
traiter les dchets => to treat waste
traiter leau => to treat water