Environment in Portuguese

Pedra Bonita, Rio de Janeiro. Environment in Portuguese.

We are all worried about our planet, but how do we talk about it in Portuguese? Have you ever talked about the environment in Portuguese? Let’s dive into environment vocabulary in Portuguese. Understanding this vocabulary is important not just for everyday conversation, but also for comprehending topics related to ecology, sustainability, and conservation. Here’s a comprehensive explanation with a vocabulary table that will help you practice your pronunciation with example phrases:

Vocabulary List to talk about the Environment in Portuguese

Let’s go galera, and see the 20 most important words to talk about the environment in Portuguese. Let’s spread our planet caring!:

PortugueseEnglish
Meio ambienteEnvironment
NaturezaNature
EcossistemaEcosystem
BiodiversidadeBiodiversity
SustentabilidadeSustainability
ReciclagemRecycling
PoluiçãoPollution
DesmatamentoDeforestation
ConservaçãoConservation
Recursos naturaisNatural resources
Energia renovávelRenewable energy
Aquecimento globalGlobal warming
Efeito estufaGreenhouse effect
PreservaçãoPreservation
FaunaFauna
FloraFlora
ResíduosWaste
ClimaClimate
Energia solarSolar energy
Energia eólicaWind energy
Tijuca Forest Tour - Rio de Janeiro. Beautiful environment in Rio de Janeiro.

Example Phrases

  1. Meio ambiente:
    • Portuguese: “Precisamos proteger o meio ambiente para as futuras gerações.”
    • English: “We need to protect the environment for future generations.”
  2. Natureza:
    • Portuguese: “A natureza é essencial para a nossa sobrevivência.”
    • English: “Nature is essential for our survival.”
  3. Ecossistema:
    • Portuguese: “O ecossistema da floresta amazônica é muito diverso.”
    • English: “The Amazon rainforest ecosystem is very diverse.”
  4. Biodiversidade:
    • Portuguese: “A biodiversidade está diminuindo devido à atividade humana.”
    • English: “Biodiversity is decreasing due to human activity.”
  5. Sustentabilidade:
    • Portuguese: “A sustentabilidade deve ser uma prioridade para todas as empresas.”
    • English: “Sustainability should be a priority for all companies.”
  6. Reciclagem:
    • Portuguese: “A reciclagem ajuda a reduzir a quantidade de resíduos.”
    • English: “Recycling helps reduce the amount of waste.”
  7. Poluição:
    • Portuguese: “A poluição do ar é um grande problema nas cidades grandes.”
    • English: “Air pollution is a big problem in large cities.”
  8. Desmatamento:
    • Portuguese: “O desmatamento contribui para o aquecimento global.”
    • English: “Deforestation contributes to global warming.”
  9. Conservação:
    • Portuguese: “A conservação das florestas é essencial para manter o equilíbrio ecológico.”
    • English: “The conservation of forests is essential to maintain ecological balance.”
  10. Recursos naturais:
    • Portuguese: “Devemos usar os recursos naturais de maneira responsável.”
    • English: “We must use natural resources responsibly.”
  11. Energia renovável:
    • Portuguese: “A energia renovável é crucial para um futuro sustentável.”
    • English: “Renewable energy is crucial for a sustainable future.”
  12. Aquecimento global:
    • Portuguese: “O aquecimento global está causando mudanças climáticas severas.”
    • English: “Global warming is causing severe climate changes.”
  13. Efeito estufa:
    • Portuguese: “O efeito estufa é necessário, mas seu aumento pode ser prejudicial.”
    • English: “The greenhouse effect is necessary, but its increase can be harmful.”
  14. Preservação:
    • Portuguese: “A preservação dos parques nacionais é importante para a fauna e a flora.”
    • English: “The preservation of national parks is important for the fauna and flora.”
  15. Fauna:
    • Portuguese: “A fauna brasileira é muito rica e diversa.”
    • English: “Brazilian fauna is very rich and diverse.”
  16. Flora:
    • Portuguese: “A flora do Pantanal inclui muitas espécies únicas.”
    • English: “The flora of the Pantanal includes many unique species.”
  17. Resíduos:
    • Portuguese: “A gestão de resíduos é um desafio nas áreas urbanas.”
    • English: “Waste management is a challenge in urban areas.”
  18. Clima:
    • Portuguese: “O clima da região amazônica é quente e úmido.”
    • English: “The climate of the Amazon region is hot and humid.”
  19. Energia solar:
    • Portuguese: “A energia solar é uma fonte de energia limpa e renovável.”
    • English: “Solar energy is a clean and renewable energy source.”
  20. Energia eólica:
    • Portuguese: “A energia eólica é obtida a partir do vento.”
    • English: “Wind energy is obtained from the wind.”

Last Thoughts

Did you know that in the most beautiful city in the world, we have a bay polluted with beautiful beaches where it is not appropriate to have a bath? Caring about this situation is caring about our health and others, not just family or human beings, but the whole life on our planet.

Our online private classes and our RioONLINE! Activities are excellent ways to improve our Portuguese talking about these.

So, we already know every important word about the environment in Portuguese, see you on our next Dica!
Tchauzinho!!!

Click on the links below to see more related Dicas
Amazon River
Museum of Tomorrow
Discover Acre

This post is also available in: English Português (Portuguese) Español (Spanish)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Search for Portuguese Dicas

Tell us which Portuguese lesson you would like to learn

 

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Suscribe to A Dica do Dia.

Get free Portuguese lessons. Subscribe to A Dica do Dia and get short, daily lessons in Portuguese completely free.

EXCELLENT rating
Based on 321 reviews
I’ve just started online classes with Prof. Ana Carolina & she is the absolute best! It’s my first time learning Portuguese and I was speaking full sentences in the first class. Obrigada!
Katie Andrews
Katie Andrews
2023-12-14
Small classes, diverse accents, and engaging professors make Rio & Learn Online a fantastic choice! I've been thrilled with my experience at Rio & Learn Online so far. The small class sizes (around 1-3 others students) allow for personalized attention and plenty of opportunities to practice speaking. What's more, having different professors throughout the program exposes you to various accents, preparing you for real-world interactions. I opted for the full-time program, which involves 2 hours of daily learning from Monday to Friday. After just over 12 weeks, I can confidently say my Portuguese has improved dramatically. The professors are incredibly engaging and encourage students to utilize real-life examples, solidifying the learning process. While I'm only halfway through the program, I'm confident in recommending Rio & Learn Online to anyone seeking to learn Portuguese in a supportive and effective environment. I've gone from being a complete beginner (only knowing hi and bye) to holding conversations - and I'm excited to see how much further I can progress! I'll be back with another review after completing the program, but for now: Rio & Learn Online - highly recommended!
Mona Hinamanu
Mona Hinamanu
2023-12-12
I have been taking Portuguese classes with Rio and Learn for a few months. I appreciate their methodology. It is enjoyable and I am challenged and improving every day!
Bryan Beaver
Bryan Beaver
2023-12-12
My teachers Lucas, Ana Paula and Paulo were all excellent as well as very friendly and funny. It was a really enjoyable experience and I met loads of interesting new people.
David Smith
David Smith
2023-12-11
Rio & Learn e um novo jeito de ensinar a lingua portuguesa. Puro prazer e muito eficiente. Quanto mais alunos na aula mais vida. Eu aconselho voces escolher as aulas grupais por porque sao interativas: rir, falar, argumentar, compartir uma lingua!
Dominique Jacquin
Dominique Jacquin
2023-12-06
Après 3 semaines que je suis dans cette école et je peux déjà parler portugais. Certe avec des erreurs mais j'ai fait des progrès fulgurant. En plus, du Lundi au Vendredi l'ecole propose des activitées qu'il appelle "Rio Live" ce qui permet de visiter en même temps Rio tout en parlant Portugais et de rencontrer des gens😃 Toute l'équipe est genial et est prêts à aider si besoin 😁
YOAN REMIA
YOAN REMIA
2023-12-05
I've been taking the group online courses with Rio&Learn for 2 months. They offer a fantastic way to learn Portuguese and get speaking practice if you don't live in Brazil. The teachers are engaging and are able to adjust their level of Portuguese to whatever level you are at. Obrigado!
Jake H
Jake H
2023-12-04
C'est vraiment fantastique...RioAndLearn. Les cours de portugais...ça vaut vraiment la peine. Les cours ont lieu du lundi au vendredi, (de 9h à 13h) et en après midi, ce sont des activités libres en groupe. (Soccer de plage, volleyball , excursions, visites des lieux touristiques, etc) Vendredi soir, on est allé à Lapa, un quartier nocturne de Rio. C'est quelque chose à voir! Des rues bondées de monde, des orchestres, des discothèques...Allô les décibels! L'apprentissage du portugais se fait en immersion, aussi bien en salle de classe que dans les activités extérieures organisées par Rio&Learn. On est plongé dans la langue portugaise et la culture Brésilienne.... Obligé de parler portugais....🫡 Je le recommande. Pierre Pedro, Montréal, Canada
M54 “M5454” 54
M54 “M5454” 54
2023-12-03