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The Coral Reef Problem

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Published by Krieger Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Oceanography (seas),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Oceanography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages596
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8178525M
ISBN 100882753835
ISBN 109780882753836

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He encourages appreciation of the ecology of coral reefs, explains why they are in danger, and suggests ways kids can help save the endangered reefs. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.4/5(6). Book Description. Coral reefs are havens of biodiversity in the oceans, vulnerable both to local threats that include over-fishing, pollution and physical damage, and to global problems, such as climate change. This book, first published in , summarises the state of knowledge about the status of reefs, the problems they face, Reviews: 2. In Coral Reefs, a young girl enters the New York Public Library, pulls a book about coral reefs off the shelf and finds herself in the undersea world she's reading about. The text is straight nonfiction, while the Jason Chin has done it again/5. Regional Activity Book Series: 1. Chesapeake Bay Activity Book 2. Coastal North Carolina Activity Book 3. Salish Sea Activity Book 4. Mobile Bay Activity Book 5. Why Is Hawaii’s Ocean Important: A Keiki Activity Book 6. Coastal Louisiana Activity Book 7. Arctic/Antarctic Activity Book Thematic Activity Book Series: 1. Coral Reef Activity Book 2.

ISBN: During an ordinary visit to the library, a girl pulls a not-so-ordinary book from the shelves. As she turns the pages in this book about coral reefs, the city around her slips away and she finds herself surrounded by the coral cities of the sea and the mysterious plants and animals that live, hunt, and hide there. The Reef, Edith Whartons eighth novel and published in , is a book that couldnt possibly have been written today. Its subject matter is so dated that I found myself quite exasperated with its central character, Anna Leath because I cannot imagine any contemporary something woman getting so worked up about a suitors past experience/5(). Coral Reefs is an informational book about coral reefs and other kinds of life living in water. The book gives information about how the reefs are formed, how they grow, and how many different kinds of plants and animals live in the coral reefs. The book is acurate and does convey factual material/5.   Coral reef scientists are generally well aware of the seriousness of our situation – our special parts of the biosphere are among the most, if not the most, impacted on the planet and suggestions that coral reefs as we knew them in the midth century could be largely gone by midst century are not far-fetched conjecture but reasoned.

published on the biology of coral reefs, it is likely that a revised edition will be needed a few years from now. The production of a book like this usually takes a. Rieglet al.: Coral Reefs Figure 4. Coral cover has decreased on many reefs around the globe, but rarely as spectacularly as across the Caribbean basin. (A and B) From a meta-analysis by Gardner et al.(); a spectacular decline is shown, but also, in (B) some regional recovery. Thus, there is File Size: 2MB. Coral Reefs Arrecifes de corales Les récifs de corail Coral Reefs Coral Reefs Coral Reefs Coral Reefs. Persuasive (nonfiction), words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile Multilevel Book also available in levels N and U. Coral Reefs teaches readers about these huge ocean communities that are home to millions of animals and sea plants.   Coral reefs are one of Earth's most beautiful and vital ecosystems—and they are declining at a rapid pace. Mike Field, Chief of the USGS Pacific Coral Reef Project, talks about the importance of coral reefs and how pollution, climate change, and other factors are affecting them. Details. Date Taken: Tuesday, Ap Location Taken: US.