Following vocabulary will help you answer Speaking questions smoothly, get IELTS Speaking high score.
- Extinction (n) / Extinct (adj)
Example: The extinction of the dinosaurs occurred millions of years ago.
- in danger of/ threatened with extinction
- on the verge of extinction
- Poach (v) :
Example: The Government should do what they can to prevent wild animals from being poached uncontrollably.
- Captivity (n)
Example: The animal finally were released from captivity after three months.
- forcing something into captivity
- hold/keep sb in captivity.
- bring/take sb into captivity
- free/release sb from captivity
- escape from captivity
- conservation (n) / conserve (v)
Example: Young people can volunteer to inform visitors of the importance of wildlife in conservation areas.
- energy, environmental, forest, nature, soil, water, wildlife | architectural, building | art, painting + conservation
- conservation + group, organization | efforts, measure, policy, programme, project, scheme, work | area
- exotic (adj)
Example: Exotic pets like snakes and tropical birds are becoming more and more popular.
- boycott (v)
Example: People are encouraged to boycott products that are made from animals’ skin.
- regulation (n) / regulate (v)
Example: The new regulation about wildlife conservation will be implemented at the end of the year.
- regulation + come into force
- in accordance with (the) regulations
- deterrent (n) / deter (v)
Example: Severe punishments, such as life imprisonment, can serve as a strong deterrent against the illegal hunting of wild animals.
- act/serve as a deterrent against something to someone
- habitat (n)
Example: Human industrial activities are destroying wild animal’s natural habitats.
- loss of habitat
- Habitat destruction
- conserve/protect habitats.
- allocate (v)
Example: The government is allocating £10 million for wildlife conservation.
- allocate resources/budget
- sanctuary (n)
Example: Many animals are protected in wildlife sanctuaries.
- survive (v)
Example: These animals cannot survive if their habitats are destroyed.
- shelter (n,v)
Example: There was no shelter for these animals after the forest had been cut down.
- find/take shelter
- reproduce (v)
Example: Some creatures were better at surviving and reproducing than others.
- Awareness (n)
Example: Environmental awareness has increased dramatically over the past decade.
- a lack of awareness
- develop, foster, heighten, increase, raise awareness
- public awareness
- Ecosystem (n)
Example: Pollution can have harmful effects on the balance of the regional ecosystem.
- Biodiversity (n)
Example: Habitat destruction caused by local agricultural activities can threaten the area’s biodiversity.
- Biodiversity loss