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Coral reef collapse / by Carol Hand ; content consultant, Richard B. Aronson, Professor of Biological Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology.

Hand, Carol, 1945- (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Ecological disasters.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA 577.7 HAN (Text) 30477101427072 Young Adult: Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781532110214
  • ISBN: 1532110219
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 x 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Great Barrier Reef -- What is a coral reef? -- How are the oceans changing? -- How do rising temperatures affect coral reefs? -- A hot acid bath -- Threats from ocean pollution and disease -- Overfishing and tourism -- Reef conservation and management -- Are coral reefs doomed? -- Cause and effect -- Essential facts -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
"Humanity's impact on the natural world can have disastrous effects. Coral Reef Collapse shines a light on the death of coral reefs around the world. With abundant charts and diagrams and large-format photos, this title explores the science behind ocean acidity and rising ocean temperatures to explain the threats facing coral reefs, and considers actions people and governments can take to try to improve the situation. Features include a flow chart showing the disaster's causes and effects, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Publisher's website.
Subject: Coral reef ecology > Juvenile literature.

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