Biodiversity of Polar Regions

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-09-01
  • Publisher: Benchmark Books

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Biodiversity celebrates Earths amazing variety of animals and plants.

Author Biography

Greg Pyers worked as an educator in Zoos and as a schoolteacher before becoming a full-time writer. He has written many conservation-themed children's books and has won several environmental literature awards.

Table of Contents

What Is Biodiversity?p. 4
Why Is Biodiversity Important?p. 6
Polar Regions of the Worldp. 8
Polar Biodiversityp. 10
Polar Ecosystemsp. 12
Threats to Polar Region Biodiversityp. 14
Biodiversity Threat: Fishing and Whalingp. 16
Biodiversity Threat: Pollutionp. 18
Biodiversity Threat: Tourismp. 20
Biodiversity Threat: Climate Changep. 22
Polar Region Conservationp. 24
Case Study: Antarcticap. 26
What Is the Future of Polar Regions?p. 30
Glossaryp. 31
Indexp. 32
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