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Project Seahorse

Turner, Pamela S. (Book - 2010 )
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Seahorses, some of the ocean'snbsp;most charming fish, are in trouble.nbsp;In the past twenty years their populations has declined.nbsp;They are threatened by overfishing, pollution and climate change. In Handumon in the Philippines, villagers and conservationists have joined to protect the seahorse and the coral reefs wherenbsp;they live. Amanda Vincent and Heather Koldewey, founders of Project Seahorse, work with Filipino colleagues and local fishers like #147;Digoy" Paden to protect seahorses and the livelihood of local fishing families. Through their efforts the Handumon Marine Protected Area is now a model #147;underwater park" where marine life is safe from fishing.
Authors: Turner, Pamela S.
Title: Project seahorse
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010
Characteristics: 56 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,24 x 29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Pamela S. Turner, photographs by Scott Tuason
Additional Contributors: Tuason, Scott
ISBN: 0547207131
9780547207131
Branch Call Number: j 597.6798 T9511p 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 54) and index
Subject Headings: Sea horses Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Sea horses
LCCN: 2009049707
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Examines the work performed by Amanda Vincent and Heather Koldewey of Project Seahorse, along with Filipino colleagues and fishers, to protect seahorses and the coral reefs where they live while also helping the local fishing families.

Seahorses, some of the ocean's most charming fish, are in trouble. In the past twenty years their populations has declined. They are threatened by overfishing, pollution and climate change.


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