worlds at risk pt 2

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ecological disaster

environmental catastrophe

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emit

emitować

to give off gas, heat, smell

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emulate

naśladować, próbować dorównać komuś/czemuś

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exhaust

wyczerpywać

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exploit

wyzyskiwać np. pracowników kopalni :))

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extract

wydobywać (np. gaz ziemny albo węgiel. w kopalniach. z wyzyskiwanymi górnikami.)

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fade

blaknąć, słabnąć, zanikać

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fastidiously

skrupulatnie (syn. : meticulous, punctilious)

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germinate

kiełkować (about seeds)

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green credentials

strongly believing in the protection of the environment

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greenhouse gases

gazy cieplarniane

carbon dioxide, mathane

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to have a field day

mieć świetny/luźny dzień

robi się coś fajnego, są viby i się cziluje.

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insufferable

nieznośny, przekraczający wszelkie granice

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insufficient

niewystarczający, niedostateczny

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insurmountable

nie do pokonania, niezwyciężony (problem)

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intractable

nieustępliwy, trudny do rozwiązania

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irreversible

nieodwracalny

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landfill site

wysypisko, składowisko odpadów

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livestock

żywy inwentarz

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mechanical

mechaniczny

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migrate

migrować

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modification

alteration

modyfikacja

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negative

negatywny

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neglectful (of sth)

zaniedbujący

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negligent

niedbały, lekceważący

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negligible

nieistotny

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nip sth in the bud

zdusić coś w zarodku

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obsolete

przestarzały (out of date)

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ocean acidification

zakwaszenie oceanu

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out of the woods

mieć już najgorsze za sobą, wychodzić na prostą

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Overpopulation

przeludnienie

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passionately

namiętnie; z pasją; z uczuciem

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population density

gęstość zaludnienia

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precious commodity

cenny towar

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public services

usługi publiczne

health care, public transport, electricity

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put down roots

zapuścić korzenie (osiąść na stałe/settle down somewhere)

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reclamation

the process of restoring land disturbed by mining (making it suitable to build sth on it or to farm there na przykład zasypuje się jakiś zbiornik wodny albo bagna)

rekultywacja (gruntów)

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reluctantly

unwillingly

niechętnie

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reparation

zadośćuczynienie, rekompensata

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residential

(about buildings) mieszkaniowy

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rural

wiejski, rolny

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scarce

rzadki, very few, very little

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severe shortages

poważne niedobory

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shrink

skurczyć się

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shrinking habitats

kurczące się siedliska

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sow the seeds of

zasiać ziarno (czegoś, w sensie metaforycznym)

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sprout

kiełkować

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substitute

zastąpić

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sustainable

zrównoważony

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tackle

uporać się (z czymś), stawiać czoło (problemom)

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the Industrial Revolution

rewolucja przemysłowa

transition from agriculture to new manufacturing process with the use of machines in britain in th 18th & 19th century

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thrive

prosperować

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urbanisation

urbanizacja

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waste disposal

utylizacja odpadów

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wilt

więdnąć, opadać z sił (about plants)

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wither

więdnąć, usychać (ale tak więdnąć fest, te kwiatki już są jednym korzeniem w grobie)

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