Noun

gradual changes in all the interconnected weather elements on our planet.

domino effect
Noun

situation in which one event causes another, which causes yet another, until an entire system is changed.

ecological
Adjective

having to do with the relationship between organisms and their environment.

feedback loop
Noun

cycle of causes and effects where the effects either directly reinforce (in a positive feedback loop) or oppose (in a negative feedback loop) the original condition.

Noun

type of plant or animal that is not indigenous to a particular area and causes economic or environmental harm.

Noun

uncontrolled fire that happens in a rural or sparsely populated area.