Vocabulaire (2 min) du Daily News du 01 ao�t 2019

Look at this colorful seabed!


fonds sous-marins
Look at this colorful [fonds sous-marins]!

it sways


se balance
it [se balance]


back-and-forth in the clear water off Greece's Andros island.


d'avant en arri�re
[d'avant en arri�re] in the clear water off Greece's Andros island.

But wait, take a closer look: divers were less than
pleased with what they discovered:


plongeurs
But wait, take a closer look: [plongeurs] were less than pleased
with what they discovered:

It was different colored bags waving around in
the sea,


qui s'agitaient
"It was different colored bags [qui s'agitaient] in the sea,

and it was a very scary thing to see...


effrayant � voir
and it was a very [effrayant � voir]...

it really shook me and I think it shook everyone who
saw it.


m'a secou�
it really [m'a secou�] and I think it shook everyone who saw it.

This colorful reef is actually under seas by


r�cif
This colorful [r�cif] is actually under seas by


discarded plastic bags in otherwise clear water.


usag�s
[usag�s] plastic bags in otherwise clear water.

Groups like Agean Rebreath targe tcoastal waters for


visent
Groups like Agean Rebreath [visent]coastal waters for


cleanup;


nettoyage
[nettoyage];

they remove a


�tent
they [�tent] a


seemingly endless supply of trash


apparemment
[apparemment] endless supply of trash

and test pollution levels in the water.


niveaux
and test pollution [niveaux] in the water.

We used to have this idea that okay, the ocean is immense, it's huge


�norme
"We used to have this idea that okay, the ocean is immense,
it's [�norme]

and you can just throw something in there and there
will be no


jeter
and you can just [jeter] something in there and there will be no


side effects,


effets ind�sirables
[effets ind�sirables],

but the thing with microplastics is they work as magnets


aimants
but the thing with microplastics is they work as [aimants]

and they hold on to


absorbent
and they [absorbent]


chemicals and hormones which they find in the water,


produits chimiques
[produits chimiques] and hormones which they find in the water,

and that goes into the food chain and it's in the
fish that we eat,


cha�ne alimentaire
and that goes into the [cha�ne alimentaire]and it's in the fish that
we eat,

Divers removed 300 kgs of discarded


ont retir�
Divers [ont retir�] 300 kgs of discarded


fishing nets,


filets de p�che
[filets de p�che],

they also pulled up dozens of kilograms of discarded plastic
tangled between reefs


enchev�tr�s
they also pulled up dozens of kilograms of discarded plastic
[enchev�tr�s] between reefs

but know they only managed to remove a fraction of
what was there.


ont uniquement r�ussi �
but know they [ont uniquement r�ussi �] remove a fraction of what
was there.


to gather all the


rassembler
[rassembler] all the


rubbish that we found.


d�chets
[d�chets] that we found.

11.5 of those tons dumped into the sea


jet�s
11.5 of those tons [jet�s] into the sea

and most of that returns to its coastlines,an unsightly


in�sth�tique
and most of that returns to its coastlines,an [in�sth�tique]


reminder


rappel
[rappel]

of just one of the many threats to marine life
around the globe.


menaces
of just one of the many [menaces] to marine life around the globe.