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Managing the land

Author: Sharon Dalgleish
Publisher: South Yarra, Australia : Macmillan Library, 2002.
Series: Our world (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the geological makeup of Earth and the ecosystems it supports; discusses issues that affect the land, including population growth, mining, landfills, pollution, erosion; and explains how people can help manage and preserve land.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Dalgleish
OCLC Number: 56196947
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Our world --
Our future --
To the center of the earth --
Living off the land --
Wanted! more soil for food --
Creeping concrete jungles --
Digging it up --
Mountains made of garbage --
Poisoning the land --
Global warming and the land --
Getting away from it all --
Sacred land --
Project land --
Think globally --
Sustaining our world.
Series Title: Our world (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Responsibility: Sharon Dalgleish.

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Describes the geological makeup of Earth and the ecosystems it supports; discusses issues that affect the land, including population growth, mining, landfills, pollution, erosion; and explains how people can help manage and preserve land.

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