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Threatened oceans

by Jenny E. Tesar

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ocean.,
  • Marine ecology.,
  • Marine resources conservation.,
  • Ecology.

  • About the Edition

    Explores the vital importance of ocean ecosystems and resources and focuses on how fishing, dumping, oil spills, and other human influences endanger the marine environment.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-108) and index.

    StatementJenny Tesar.
    SeriesOur fragile planet
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC21.5 .T47 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1886093M
    ISBN 100816024944
    LC Control Number90047194

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