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Author Blom, Kirsti, author.

Title Plastic sea : a bird's-eye view / Kirsti Blom and Geir Wing Gabrielsen ; translated by Helle Valborg Goldman.

Publication Info. Apex, North Carolina : The CornellLab Publishing Group, [2020]
©2016

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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 363.7288 BLO    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction    j 363.7288 BLO    Available
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1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition 1st U.S. edition.
Description 55 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
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Note Map on lining papers.
Summary Plastic garbage knows no borders. Dumped into the sea, it floats on ocean currents and is distributed around the globe, threatening the livelihoods of sea birds and animals who both eat and are trapped by plastic waste. Told from the perspective of a Northern Fulmar, a sea bird who makes its home in the northeast Atlantic and across the northern hemisphere, Plastic Sea: A Bird's-eye View uses the most up-to-date scientific information to offer insight into a growing environmental crisis with global implications. If we continue to dump as much plastic as we do today, there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Fortunately, there are actions we can take as individuals and as a global community to reduce plastic waste in our oceans.
Language Translated from the Norwegian.
Subject Marine pollution -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Plastic scrap -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Plastics -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Plastic scrap -- Juvenile literature.
Plastics -- Juvenile literature.
Recycling industry -- Juvenile literature.
Plastic marine debris -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Marine pollution -- Juvenile literature.
Waste disposal in the ocean -- Juvenile literature.
Pollution -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Informational works.
Illustrated works.
Added Author Gabrielsen, Geir Wing, author.
Goldman, Helle Valborg, translator.
ISBN 9781943645503 (hardback)
1943645507 (hardback)

 
    
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