Algae Blooms: Sudden sprout of algae growth, which can affect the water quality adversely and indicate potentially hazardous changes in local water chemistry.
Atmosphere: A major regional community of plants and animals with similar life forms and environmental conditions.
Biodegradable waste: Organic waste, typically coming from a plant or animal sources, which other living organisms can break done.
Biosphere: The portion of earth and its atmosphere that can support life.
Effluent: Liquid waste such as sewage and liquid waste from industries.
Landfill: A site that is specially designed to dispose of waste and operates with a license granted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Oil spill: The harmful release of oil into the environment, usually through water, which is very difficult to clean up and often kills, birds, fish and other wildlife.
Radiation: A form of energy that is transmitted in waves, rays or particles from a natural source such as the sun and the ground or an artificial source such as an X-ray machine.
Radioactive: A materials is said to be radioactive if it emits radiation.
Recycle: To break waste items done into their raw materials, which are then used to remake the original item or to make new items.
Sewage: Liquid waste from communities which may be a mixture of domestic effluent from homes, and liquid waste from industries.
Sustainable development: Development using hand of energy sources in a way that meets the needs of people today without reducing the ability in future generation to meet their own needs.