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    World without Fish (Paperback) By (author) Mark Kurlansky

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    DescriptionAlmost fifty years ago, Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" awakened the consciousness of an entire generation by bringing to light the harmful effects of DDT and other toxic chemicals; she forever changed the way people view the natural world. In "The World Without Fish", bestselling author Mark Kurlansky issues a similar call to action to kids ages 10 and up - the next generation to inherit the earth - by outlining what will happen within the next fifty years if the ill effects of over-fishing, pollution, and climate change aren't addressed soon. In clear language that kids will understand, Kurlansky gives a step-by-step account of what would happen if fish became extinct - and then outlines a plan for remedying the situation. As an extra bonus, this book includes a fifteen-page graphic novel (each page is a chapter opener) that tells the fictional story of the daughter of a marine biologist who witnesses the slow extinction of the world's fish in her lifetime.

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    World without Fish
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Kurlansky
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 418 g
    ISBN 13: 9780761165941
    ISBN 10: 0761165940

    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AL
    BIC E4L: NF9+, PEO
    BIC subject category V2: YXZG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.4
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    Ingram Subject Code: YT
    BISAC V2.8: JNF037020
    DC22: 333.95616
    BIC subject category V2: 5AL
    Thema V1.0: YXZG
    Illustrations note
    Workman Publishing
    Imprint name
    Workman Publishing
    Publication date
    01 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York