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Human impacts

Author: Greg Reid
Publisher: South Yarra, Vic. : Macmillan Education Australia, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the environmental impact of explorers, scientists, fishers and adventurers in Antarctica. Examines issues relating to these activities, resource use, climate change and how these are managed. Includes weblinks for current information. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Reid
ISBN: 0732997259 9780732997250
OCLC Number: 156873947
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: The Antarctic --
Human impacts and issues --
Exploration --
Bases and scientific research --
Tourism --
Pollution --
Introduced species --
Sealing --
Whaling --
Fishing --
Krill fishery --
Mining --
Global warming --
The ozone 'hole' --
Management of Antarctic issues --
The future of the Antarctic.
Responsibility: Greg Reid.

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Looks at the environmental impact of explorers, scientists, fishers and adventurers in Antarctica. Examines issues relating to these activities, resource use, climate change and how these are managed. Includes weblinks for current information. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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