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Endangered species

Author: Sean Sheehan; Alex Woolf
Publisher: London, England : Britannica Digital Learning, 2015. ©2009
Series: What if we do nothing.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written in British English, Did you know that a quarter of all mammals, half of all insects and reptiles, and nearly three-quarters of all flowering plants are endangered? Some scientists predict that, if we do nothing, half of all species alive today will be extinct by 2100. This book looks at the many animals and plants that have become endangered through hunting, poaching, pollution, habitat loss, and climate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sheehan, Sean.
Endangered Species.
Chicago : Britannica Digital Learning, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Sheehan; Alex Woolf
ISBN: 9781625133915 162513391X
OCLC Number: 909894398
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (49 pages) : color illustrations, photographs.
Contents: Cover; Contents; CHAPTER 1: Rainforests Under Threat; CHAPTER 2: African Wildlife; CHAPTER 3: The Oceans; CHAPTER 4: Asia's Animals; CHAPTER 5: North American Wildlife; CHAPTER 6: Antarctica; Glossary; Further Information; Debate Panel answers; Index.
Series Title: What if we do nothing.
Responsibility: Sean Sheehan ; editor, Alex Woolf.

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Written in British English, Did you know that a quarter of all mammals, half of all insects and reptiles, and nearly three-quarters of all flowering plants are endangered? Some scientists predict that, if we do nothing, half of all species alive today will be extinct by 2100. This book looks at the many animals and plants that have become endangered through hunting, poaching, pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. It also discusses the steps conservationists are taking to protect threatened species.

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