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Destroying the oceans

Sarah Levete

Destroying the oceans

by Sarah Levete

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Published by Crabtree Pub. Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine pollution -- Juvenile literature,
  • Environmental degradation -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementSarah Levete.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesProtecting our planet
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC1090 .L48 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24032777M
    ISBN 109780778752288, 9780778752110
    LC Control Number2009034876

      There are five trillion pieces of plastic in our oceans. A plastic bag was fo feet below the surface, at the ocean’s deepest point, the Mariana Trench. Most of Author: Oceansaver.   The U.N. scientific body warns that the consequences of damage to the ocean from climate change for nature and humanity are sweeping and severe.

    Ocean Press. likes 2 talking about this. Ocean Press is a publishing house vested on providing its readers with the most remarkable ideas of the best thinkers in Followers:   How Fast Fashion Is Destroying the Planet. including the deepest parts of the oceans and the highest glacier peaks. Future archaeologists .

    Because plastic wasn’t invented until the late 19th century, and production really only took off around , we have a mere billion tons of the stuff to deal with. Of that, more than How Was It Measured? The subtidal soft bottom destruction proxy utilized global commercial catch data developed by the Sea Around Us project, based upon FAO and other source data, in order to determine catch (tonnes per year) from trawling for each year from ‘Trawlable habitat’ within an EEZ was defined as shallow subtidal (m) and outer shelf (m) soft .


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