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Human Impact

by Carole Garbuny Vogel
Learn how overpopulation, coastal development, and global warming have affected our oceans. Trace the imprint humans have made on the oceans' bounties — the dead zones, sick seas, and other symptoms of their failing health — and what this means to the future of life on Earth.

Series Information

Stunning photographs combine with gripping narratives and authoritative marine science. Award-winning author Carole G. Vogel writes with passion about the turbulent rhythms of ocean waters, the awesome power of the ever-shifting Earth, and the eerie creatures that survive the dangers of their underwater world. She traces the devastating impact humans have had upon the sea and our scientific exploration of its depths. She tells terrifying stories about ships — those that survived and those that were lost — after facing the natural fury of the sea. Includes sidebars, a glossary, further reading, and selected bibliography.

Series Features

• Award-winning author
• Great for marine biology and earth science
• Diagrams and illustrations clarify difficult concepts
• Stunning full-color photographs
• Informative sidebars and photo spreads integrated with text highlight areas of interest
• Glossary
• Index

Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Publisher
Franklin Watts
Number of Pages
95
Genre
Informational Text

About the Author

Carole Garbuny Vogel Carole Garbuny Vogel is the award-winning author of 25 nonfiction books for children and young adults. She conveys her passion for unusual geological and meteorological events through books such as Nature's Fury: Eyewitness Reports of Natural Disasters.

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