French Environment and Ecology Vocabulary

The issues of global environmental destruction and ecology have become increasingly urgent over the past few decades. On this page you’ll find a complete list of environment and ecology vocabulary which will help you to read articles and understand TV reports on this topic.

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  • biodegradable biodégradable
  • biodiversity biodiversité f
  • environmental biologist biologiste en environnement (m/f)
  • coal charbon m
  • climate climat m
  • ozone layer couche d’ozone f
  • deforestation déforestation f
  • desertification désertification f
  • sustainable development développement durable m
  • carbon dioxide dioxyde de carbone m
  • ecologist  écologiste (m/f)
  • energy conversation économies d’énergie fp
  • greenhouse effect effet de serre m
  • fumes émanations, fumées fp
  • wind energy énergie éolienne
  • energy énergie f
  • clean energy énergie propre f
  • renewable energy énergie renouvelable f
  • solar energy énergie solaire f
  • environment environnement m
  • environmentalist  environnementaliste
  • endangered species espèce en voie d’extinction f
  • unleaded petrol essence sans plomb f
  • extinction extinction f
  • waste gaspillage m
  • flood inondation f
  • carbon footprint l’empreinte carbone f
  • oil slick marée noire f
  • carbon monoxide monoxyde de carbone m
  • NGO  ONG f
  • acid rain pluie acide f
  • pollution pollution f
  • pollutant produit polluant m
  • disposable products produits jetables mp
  • Kyoto protocol protocole de Kyoto m
  • global warming réchauffement climatique m
  • recycling recyglage m
  • natural resources ressources naturelles fp
  • preservation sauvegarde f
  • scientist  scientifique (m/f)
  • drought sécheresse f
  • earthquake tremblement de terre m
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