Making Waves: Saving Our Oceans

ISBN-10: 1939053331
ISBN-13: 9781939053336
Author: Bates, Albert
Interest Level: 4-8
Publisher: Book Publishing Co. (BPC)

Publication Date: August 2021

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 48

Series: Planetary Solutions

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Grades 4-8

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BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Animals / Marine Life *

A great resource for alerting young adults to the destruction that infiltrates every aspect of ocean life. This book provides an educational and engaging look at the interdependent relationship between the oceans and ourselves, and what is needed to protect the oceans' ecosystems. Young adults learn about a variety of human activities that affect water temperature, oxygen levels, acidity, ice density, sea levels and sea-life populations. Bates explains how measures such as blue carbon initiatives to prohibit deep-sea mining, replanting mangroves, protecting salt marshes and seagrasses and restoring coral reefs have benefits that have a multiplier effect, and that it is more cost-effective and financially rewarding to do these now rather than later.
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