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Endangered Planet

Burnie, David (Book - 2004 )
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Explores the delicate web of natural cycles that supports millions of species, from single-celled bacteria to the rare giant panda, and reveals how our ever-growing demand for food, fuel, and living space threatens to damage Earth's habitats beyond repair.
Authors: Burnie, David
Title: Endangered planet
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 63 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: David Burnie ; foreword by Tony Juniper
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Fragile Earth: The living planet
Natural cycles
Evolution
Homes and habitats
Coping with change
Summary
Planet under pressure: An escalating impact
Population growth
Habitat destruction
Growing food
Expanding cities
The age of waste
Liquid assets
Energy addicts
Air pollution
The greenhouse effect
Climate change
Wildlife under threat
Summary
Sustainable world: Conserving resources
Science to the rescue?
Renewable energy
Reuse and recycling
Wildlife protection
The future
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Summary: Explores the delicate web of natural cycles that supports millions of species, from single-celled bacteria to the rare giant panda, and reveals how our ever-growing demand for food, fuel, and living space threatens to damage Earth's habitats beyond repair.
ISBN: 0753457768
Branch Call Number: j 333.95 B966e 2004
Subject Headings: Environmental responsibility Juvenile literature Pollution Juvenile literature Environmental degradation Juvenile literature Nature Effect of human beings on Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Environmental responsibility
Pollution
Environmental degradation
Nature
LCCN: 2004000478
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Explores the delicate web of natural cycles that supports millions of species, from single-celled bacteria to the rare giant panda, and reveals how our ever-growing demand for food, fuel, and living space threatens to damage Earth's habitats beyond repair.


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