Unit 5: A Natural Balance; In My Dreams

Learn these words from the environmental report by Nora L. Deans and the poem by Francisco X. Alarcon (Inside: Level C, Unit 5).

Here are our links to the selections of "Our Precious World": A Natural Balance; In My Dreams, Siberian Survivors; Tigers in the Wild, Mireya Mayor, Wilderness Letter

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  1. environment
    the totality of surrounding conditions
  2. plow
    break and turn over earth, especially with a machine
  3. waste
    any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
  4. population
    the number of inhabitants in a given place
  5. pollution
    contamination of the natural environment
  6. species
    taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  7. endangered
    in imminent threat of extinction
  8. benefit
    be advantageous for
  9. extinct
    no longer in existence
  10. illegal
    prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules
  11. classify
    arrange or order by categories
  12. collect
  13. track
    observe or plot the moving path of something
  14. recovery
    gradual healing through rest after sickness or injury
  15. effort
    use of physical or mental energy; hard work
  16. dream
    a series of images and emotions occurring during sleep
  17. admire
    feel high regard for
Created on August 3, 2016 (updated August 15, 2016)

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