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精選詞彙 Vocab #005: Farming insects may solve one problem, not without consequences

· 每日跟讀單元 Daily English,精選詞彙單元 Vocab


In this article scientists warn about the dangers of farming with insects. Care needs to be taken and studies done to ensure the minimisation of potential risks when it comes to farming with insects.

Vocabulary and sample sentences:

Wreak havoc : to do great damage

  • Do typhoons wreak havoc on landfall?
  • Did the 2008 financial crisis wreak havoc on the global economy?

Cultivation: the use of land to grow crops, the deliberate development of relationships qualities or skills :

  • Is fruit cultivation in Taiwan important?
  • Is the cultivation of good manners important? 

Poultry: chickens, ducks, geese all their meat

  • Is poultry farming profitable? 
  • Do you enjoy eating poultry? 

Invasive species : foreign species that invade and spread quickly in a new environment

  • Are fire ants an invasive species?
  • Can invasive species destroy the environment? 
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