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|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mark Kurlansky; Frank Stockton
|Target Audience:||9 and up.|
|Description:||xxiii, 183 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Being a brief outline of the problem --
Being a short exposition about what could happen and how it would happen --
Being the true story of how humans first began to fish and how fishing became an industry --
Being the sad, cautionary tale of the orange roughy --
Being the myth of nature's bounty and how scientists got it wrong for many years --
Being a concise history of the politics of fish --
Being an examination of why we can't simply stop fishing --
Being a detailed look at four possible solutions and why they alone won't work --
The best solution to overfishing sustainable fishing --
How pollution is killing fish, too --
How global warming is also killing fish --
Time to wake up and smell the fish.
|Responsibility:||Mark Kurlansky ; [illustrations by Frank Stockton].|
In his histories of cod and oysters, Mark Kurlansky described how those species once thrived in the wild, and how they were depleted. ["World Without Fish"] casts an even wider net and, with the help
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