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Oceans in peril

Oceans in peril

protecting marine biodiversity

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Published by Worldwatch Institute in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine biodiversity conservation.,
  • Marine ecology.,
  • Marine pollution -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichelle Allsopp ... [et al.]. ; ed. Lisa Mastny.
    SeriesWorldwatch report -- 174
    ContributionsAllsopp, Michelle, Worldwatch Institute
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22262133M
    ISBN 109781878071811
    LC Control Number2007935003
    OCLC/WorldCa173240844

      Alanna Mitchell: The Ocean in Peril. 1 hr 3 mins. Interview with Alanna Mitchell, an award-winning Canadian author and journalist and engaging speaker on environmental science, conservation and sustainability. After nearly two decades as an investigative journalist, Mitchell 5/5(1). Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World By: James Patterson Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World, by James Patterson, is a realistic fiction book about a family who go on wild adventures. In the family, the parents are retired CIA agents, and with the help of the four kids, are now stopping bad guys/5.

      In an extract from her new book Rising, Elizabeth Rush explains the threat from sea-level rise, which, for millions of Americans, is about to get very real, very quicklyAuthor: Elizabeth Rush. John W. Roulac,FounderNutivaThe world’s oceans are in peril. Overfishing and thousands of tons of garbage dumped into the ocean each year is causing severe stress. Even more profound is the impact of our carbon emissions, which have caused significant acidification and damage to marine life around the globe. Although the situation seems dire, Roulac is hopeful for a recovery, but .

    In Mitchell's book, "Sea Sick: The Hidden Crisis in the Global Ocean", she examines the delicate state of the oceans on a global scale. This book won the Grantham Prize for excellence in environmental journalism. In this interview, Alanna Mitchell will discuss and help you understand the interconnected ocean system. Ocean Country: One Woman’s Voyage from Peril to Hope in Her Quest to Save the Seas Liz Cunningham. North Atlantic, $ trade paper (p) ISBN


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