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Author Levete, Sarah.

Title Destroying the oceans / Sarah Levete.

Publication Info. New York : Crabtree Pub. Company, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  J 333.91 LEV    AVAILABLE
 East Dubuque DL Stacks - EDLY-13  JR 577.7 LEV    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  J 577.727 LEV    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 577.727 LEV    AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Protecting our planet
Protecting our planet.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Contents Coral crisis -- Our blue planet -- Why oceans matter -- Warming up -- Meltdown -- Carbon crisis -- Key to ocean life -- Fishy business -- Plundering the deep -- Poisoned seas -- Disappearing life -- Seaside alert -- Protecting our planet.
Summary Oceans and seas are habitats for millions of animals and plants. Life on land depends on the oceans. Sea creatures provide food for billions of people around the world. The waters of the oceans shape the weather, the land, and the planet's temperature. But human activity is endangering some of the world's most unique habitats. Warmer ocean temperatures due to climate change are affecting food webs both in the water and on land, and may be responsible for an increase in the number of damaging storms around the planet. This fascinating book uses case studies to explore the causes and effects of the destruction of ocean habitats and their wildlife and the ways in which people can reduce their impact on these life-giving bodies of water.
Audience IG 1010 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.8 1.0 136182.
Subject Marine pollution -- Juvenile literature.
Environmental degradation -- Juvenile literature.
Marine pollution.
Environmental degradation.
ISBN 9780778752110 reinforced library binding alkaline paper
0778752119 reinforced library binding alkaline paper
9780778752288 paperback alkaline paper
0778752283 paperback alkaline paper

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