Project Seahorse

Project Seahorse

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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 "Digoy" Paden to protect seahorses and the livelihood of local fishing families. Through their efforts the Handumon Marine Protected Area is now a model "underwater park" where marine life is safe from fishing.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010
ISBN: 9780547207131
0547207131
Branch Call Number: j 597.6798 T9511p 2010
Characteristics: 56 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Tuason, Scott

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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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