environment (noun) LISTEN
We use the word environment to talk about the Earth, and all the plants and animals that live on it.
- Cars are bad for the environment.
An environment is the place where something lives.
- The animals are happy in their new environment.
We can also use environment to talk about the people that someone has in their life.
- Children need a loving environment.
If something is environmentally friendly, it means that it is good for the environment. For example, “I only buy environmentally friendly shampoo.”
In pop culture
Man is a short film about humans and what we do to the environment. It’s quite scary! What do you think? Is it true?