Geography Ch 14 vocab

Geography
umbrella like forest government
canopy
electricity powered by running water
hydroelectiric power
parasite that causes a deadly disease called the sleeping sickness
tsetse fly
widespread cutting of too many trees
deforestation
natural formation at or near the water’s surface that is made of small sea animals
coral reef
illegal huntiong of protected animals
poaching
start and run buisnesses with limited government involvement
free enterprise system
plant whose roots are ground to make porridge
cassava
plant fiber used to make rope and twine
sisal
type of environment in which a particular animal species lives
habitat
people who travel to another country to view its natural wonders
ecotourists
a kind of banana
plantians
self government
autonomy
region that is drained by a river
watershed
plant or animal threatened with extinction
endangered species
deliberate murder of a group of people because of their race or culture
genocide
people who flee to another country to escape persecution or disaster
refugees
huges slabs of rock pulling away from eachother
plates
group of people who are related to one another
clans

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