English Spanish Vocabulary – The Environment El medio ambiente Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to The Environment.

Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con El medio ambiente.


Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish:


The Environment – El medio ambiente

acid rain: la lluvia ácida
carbon dioxide: el dióxido de carbono
chemicals: las sustancias químicas
climate change: el cambio climático
conservation: la conservación
contaminant: contaminante
contamination: la contaminación
deforestation: la deforestación
eco/environmentally-friendly: que no daña el medio ambiente
ecological: ecológico
ecologist: ecologista
ecosystem: el ecosistema
sewage: las aguas residuales
endangered species: las especies en peligro de extinción
environmental: medioambiental
environmentalist: ecologista
extinction: la extinción
global warming: el calentamiento global
greenhouse effect: el efecto invernadero
noise pollution: la contaminación acústica
nuclear radiation: la radiación nuclear
organic: orgánico/ecológico
ozone: el ozono
ozone-friendly: que no daña la capa de ozono
ozone layer: la capa de ozono
pollution: la polución, la contaminación
radioactive substance: la sustancia radiactiva
radioactive waste: los residuos radiactivos
radioactivity: la radiactividad
recyclable: reciclable
recycled: reciclado
recycling: el reciclaje
reforestation: la repoblación forestal
sewage plant: la estación depuradora
smog: la niebla tóxica
solar energy: la energía solar
sulphur dioxide: el dióxido de azufre
toxic waste: los residuos tóxicos
waste separation: la separación de residuos
waste disposal: la eliminación de residuos
wind power: la energía eólica
to become extinct: extinguirse
to conserve: conservar
to contaminate: contaminar
to die out: extinguirse
to poison: envenenar
to pollute: contaminar
to recycle: reciclar

Keep learning Spanish with us!

Build vocabulary, practice pronunciation, and more with Transparent Language Online. Available anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Try it Free Find it at your Library
Share this:
Pin it

About the Author: Laura

I am from Bilbao in northern Spain. I qualified as a Spanish Language Teacher in 2004. I have taught Spanish in England and Spain and now really enjoy teaching the Spanish Language via my website The Spanish Blog to students from all around the world. I love my job and the intricacies of the Spanish Language. My main personal interests are music, reading and cooking. I studied music for twelve years in Bilbao and I play the piano. I also enjoy singing and I try my best to sing more in English now. I hope very much that you enjoy my posts and welcome any comments.


  1. Mohammed:


    Por favor compartirme el artículo del Día De Reyes. Gracias!!