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People and the Sea
  • Authored by: Pam Walker and Elaine Wood
  • From the Series: Life In the Sea
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  • ISBN-10: 1438122306
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-2230-4
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 09/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 333.91
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 152

Summary

From the series Life in the Sea, People and the Sea is a fascinating examination of the negative impact of humans on the ocean and its myriad inhabitants.

This straightforward title provides young readers with accessible information about how humans affect the sea and its creatures.

Coverage includes:

  • Commercial fishing
  • Disease
  • Endangered marine life
  • Global warming
  • The influx of nutrients into the ocean
  • The ocean's vast resources
  • Pollutants in the atmosphere and ocean
  • Present and "future" discoveries of marine scientists.

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“Clearly written and well designed with both photographs and line drawings, this series will introduce students to facts about the seas, imminent dangers to the environment, and ways to effect positive human involvement in relation to the oceans.”
School Library Journal, Curriculum Connections

“Clearly written and well designed with both photographs and line drawings, this series will introduce students to facts about the seas, imminent dangers to the environment, and ways to effect positive human involvement in relation to the oceans.”
School Library Journal, Curriculum Connections

"...useful, informative...helpful color photos and black-and-white charts and drawings. These important works are accessible to a variety of student abilities and should be considered for all collections."
School Library Journal

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