|adj.||1.||of or pertaining to the environment; |
|2.||of or pertaining to the environment (definition 2); |
THOUSANDS of dead fish and other marine species, suffocated by a rotting, glutinous morass which spreads over kilometres of coral reefs.
This scenario has all the hallmarks of a unnatural environmental disaster resulting from environmental negligence. However this isn't the case, instead the cause - coral spawn slick deoxygenation - is a natural event which has the potential to occur periodically on the reefs of the West Pilbara.
|Adj.||1.||environmental - concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment; "environmental pollution"|
|2.||environmental - of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings; "environmental factors"|