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U - Der Boden

die Umwelt

die Bodenerosion soil erosion
die Dürre drought
die Entwaldung deforestiastion
die Entwässerung drainage
das Land / den Wald roden to clear land / forest
das Naturschutzgebiet (-e) nature reserve
der Regenwald (-umlauts, er) rain forest
der Rohstoffabbau mining of raw materials
die Rückstände (pl) residues
die Ansammlung von Prestiziden (pl) im Boden the build up of pesticides in soil
Schadstoffe gelangen über die Nahrungskette in den Körper pollutants reach the body by way of the food chain
die Bio-Lebensmittel (pl) organic food
die ökologische Landwirtschaft organic agriculture
den Regenwald vernichten to destroy the rain forest
mit Urwald bedeckt covered with virgin forest
ehemals dicht bewaldete Flächen (pl) what were once thickly covered forested areas
ein empfindliches öko-System a delicate ecosystem
gefährdete Tier - und Pflanzenarten threatened animals and plant species
hohe Nitratgehalte (pl) high concentrations of nitrates
die intensive Landwirtschaft intensive farming
Gebiete mit intensiver Landwirtschaft areas with intensive agriculture
die steigende Agrargüter-Erzeugung rising agricultural production
künstliche Düngemittel (pl) artificial fertilisers
Created by: sgrace