Plants which are able to carry water and nutrients up through their
roots to their leaves, such as flowering plants and ferns.
Species which are likely to become endangered within the next 25 years,
if nothing is done to improve their situation.
Anything that a person owns which is considered no longer useful and
needs to be disposed of.
The level of the top layer of groundwater.
Particles of water suspended in air.
Electricity produced using the movement of air to turn turbines.
Large windmills that are designed to capture the movement of air and
convert it to electricity.
The high levels of particulate air pollution that often occur in winter
and are caused by burning fuel for heating.
A type of compost bin that uses worms to help break down organic matter
A silvery-white metal which is used for coating iron and steel to protect
This Word Check glossary was compiled using information from:
Australia Academy of Science, 2002.
Australian Greenhouse Office, 2002.
United States Energy Information Administration,
United States Environmental Protection