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Natural resources

Howell, Izzi, author

Earth's growing population is putting an unprecedented strain on our rich natural resources, from water and wood, to fossil fuels and wildlife. Can we reduce and manage our demand before it becomes too late? Our Earth is facing huge environmental challenges, from plastic pollution choking our oceans to critical loss of biodiversity. 'Ecographics' aims to raise young readers' awareness of these challenges with the latest headline-grabbing facts and stats, pertinent case studies and powerful photos

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Franklin Watts, 2019
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Available at Merthyr Central Library.

  • Merthyr Central Library – One available in J333.7/GEO

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    03823407 J333.7/GEO Junior nonfiction Available

Details

Statement of responsibility: Izzi Howell
ISBN: 1445165988, 9781445165981
Intended audience: 8+. Juvenile.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 29 cm.
Series: Ecographics
Subject: Nature.; Non-Fiction 9+.; Natural resources Juvenile literature.
Series Title: Ecographics.

Contents

  1. 1: What is biodiversity?
  2. 2: Genetic diversity
  3. 3: Ecosystems
  4. 4: Keystone species
  5. 5: Deforestation
  6. 6: The Amazon Rainforest
  7. 7: Climate change
  8. 8: Pollution
  9. 9: Hunting
  10. 10: The ivory trade
  11. 11: Invasive species
  12. 12: Consequences
  13. 13: Back from the brink
  14. 14: The bald eagle
  15. 15: The humpback whale
  16. 16: Glossary
  17. 17: Further information
  18. 18: Index