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Author Howell, Izzi, author.
Title Biodiversity eco facts / Izzi Howell.
Pub Info St. Catharines, ON ; New York : Crabtree Publishing, [2019]
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 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 333.95 How     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
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Series Eco facts
Howell, Izzi. Eco facts.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is biodiversity? -- Genetic diversity -- Ecosystems -- Focus on keystone species -- Deforestation -- Focus on the amazon rain forest -- Climate change -- Pollution -- Hunting -- Focus on the ivory trade -- Invasive species -- Consequences -- Back from the brink -- Focus on the bald eagle -- Focus on the humpback whale -- Glossary.
Summary The huge variety of plants and animals that live on Earth is called biodiversity. As ecosystems are destroyed by climate change and human activity, plants and animals are becoming endangered and even extinct. Find out how the loss of biodiversity affects food chains and natural habitats, why it is important to humans, and how its loss threatens the health of all living things on the planet.
Audience Age 10-14.
Grade 7 to 8.
Subject Biotic communities -- Juvenile literature.
Environmental degradation -- Juvenile literature.
Biodiversity -- Juvenile literature.
Related To Online version Howell, Izzi, author. Biodiversity eco facts St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing, 2019 9781427123428 (DLC) 2019019418
ISBN 9780778763567
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