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Portuguese to English Environment & Ecology Translation Glossary

Portuguese term English translation
Secretaria do Meio Ambiente Department of Environment
seguro-caução fidelity guarantee insurance
Seja consciente (used in isolation) Be aware. Be conscientous. (taking action) Do your part. // Participate. // Get with the program.
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
serapilheira leaf litter
serrapalheira forest-floor vegetation
simplificado less complex
Entered by: Matheus Chaud
sistema de redes-bioma biome network systems
sistemas de produção de diamantes em regime aberto open-pit diamond production (systems)
sistemas estuarinos e lagunares. estuary-lagoon systems
situação de calamidade pública ou equiparada should be considered an official disaster situation or similar
somar com as nossas bandeiras rally to our support
taiassuídeos Tayassuidae
tanqueamento (tank) storage
taxas de urbanização urban growth rate
toco chip / tiny piece of wood
torta de filtro de usina filter cake
tratar disso de forma a se alcançar sustentabilidade to deal with this in a way that achieves sustainability
tributary stream of the // to the dam stream that feeds into the dam
trihalometanos trihalomethanes
tutela (dos bens ambientais) Protection (of environmental assets)
Uma medida provisória com força de lei a legally binding provisional OR provisory measure
unidade de esforço unit of effort
Entered by: Fernando Domeniconi
unidades de conservação de proteção integral full protection conservation units
vazante low water
vazões naturais natural flows
várzea e igapós "várzea" and "igapós" areas (floodplain/ seasonally flooded areas and permantently flooded areas)
ventos alísios trade winds
Vertedouro spillway
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
vertentes económica e social economic and social side / aspect / dimension
Vias de Saturação (EVS) saturated/unsaturated interface region (SUIR)
VINHAÇA vinasse or stillage
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