The Resource 50 things you should know about the environment, by Jen Green

50 things you should know about the environment, by Jen Green

Label
50 things you should know about the environment
Title
50 things you should know about the environment
Statement of responsibility
by Jen Green
Title variation
  • Fifty things you should know about the environment
  • Environment
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Earth's varied environments have been shaped by gigantic forces. Volcanoes explode with molten lava from deep in the core, while continental plates rub together to produce violent earthquakes and huge tsunamis. Step inside to explore how our environment works and how we live impacts its changing nature. From the icy poles to the evergreen rainforests, life has found a way to flourish in nearly every environment on Earth. This book explores the startling discoveries of new life forms in extreme environments, such as the strange worlds of the ocean depths. Whilst marvelling the world around us, it also confronts the human impact on the environment. The mounting evidence for global warming is explored and challenges us to work towards a more sustainable future. Packed with facts, diagrams, infographics and photos, this is the perfect introduction to the wonder and intrigue of our environment. Ages 7+
Cataloging source
AU@
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 7+
Literary form
non fiction
50 things you should know about the environment, by Jen Green
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50 things you should know about the environment, by Jen Green
Publication
Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Our environment -- Atmosphere -- Natural cycles -- Land and water -- Habitats and biomes -- Biodiversity -- Adaptation -- Extinction -- Web of life -- Human impact -- Habitat loss -- Deforestation -- Impact of farming -- Introductions -- Hunting and collecting -- Harvesting the oceans -- Going, going, gone -- Conservation -- Saving habitats -- Protecting coasts and wetlands -- Managing parks and reserves -- Conserving wildlife -- Assessing risk -- Back from the brink -- Waste and pollution -- Air pollution -- Ozone loss -- Acid rain -- Farm chemicals -- Water pollution -- Tackling pollution -- What a waste! -- Does it rot? -- Problems with waste -- Climate crisis -- Greenhouse gases -- Global warming -- Climate change impact -- Tackling climate change -- Alternative energy sources -- Clean energy -- Looking after the environment -- Saving water -- A fair share for all -- Food issues -- GM crops -- Sustainable farming -- Sustainable cities -- How can I help? -- Glossary
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ocn960301760
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Dimensions
26 cm.
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Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781784935627
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960301760

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