Trash Vortex

Trash Vortex

How Plastic Pollution Is Choking the World's Oceans

eBook - 2018
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Millions of tons of plastic slip into oceans every year. Some floats and travels slowly with the currents, endangering the health of marine animals. The rest is hardly visible but is far more dangerous. Tiny bits of plastic sprinkle the ocean's surface or mix into the sandy seafloor and beaches. It ends up inside birds, fish, and other animals, harming them-and ultimately humans. Experts struggle with fear and hope as they work to stop the flood of plastic threatening living organisms across the globe.
Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Compass Point Books, a Capstone imprint, [2018]
ISBN: 9780756557539
0756557534
9780756557577
0756557577
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (64 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Additional Contributors: Wert, Michael

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Part of a great series for older elementary, Captured Science. Trash Vortex provides great visuals as it examines the devastating effect of plastic debris in our oceans.


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