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Project Seahorse

Turner, Pamela S. (Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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*"Another splendid demonstration of the work of Scientists in the Field."-- Kirkus Reviews, starred review With their pony-shaped faces, fluttery swimming style, and pregnant fathers, seahorses are one of the ocean's most unusual fish. Unfortunately, overfishing, pollution, and climate change are threatening their survival. In Project Seahorse , the author Pamela S. Turner and the photographer Scott Tuason brilliantly show and tell the story of how conservationists and villagers in the Philippines are coming together to protect these oddly charming creatures, their coral reef habitat, and the livelihood of local fishing families.
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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