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Plastic pollution

Geof Knight

Plastic pollution

by Geof Knight

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastics,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeof Knight
    SeriesHot topics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP1125 .K55 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328899M
    ISBN 109781432960391, 9781432960476
    LC Control Number2011017911

      Illustrations for a 'hate book' on something that I hate - Ocean Plastic Pollution. The illustrations take the form of a children's book to capture the rawness of the issue and plays upon our ignorance. Illustrations are mixed media, combining paint and collage. The front cover is hand bound and made out of woven plastic bags.   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.

    captain moore on the plastic ocean book tour, As one of the main drivers of plastic pollution awareness, Captain Moore and Plastic Ocean remind us that an ocean free of plastic waste is of utmost importance to the survival of all species. Co-Author Cassandra Phillips, has worked as a newspaper reporter, a story editor for an independent. This book is inspiring! I read this book as a part of my re-envision science lesson on plastic pollution. I was searching for an info text for Goodreads and realized how well this book worked! I loved the story because it told all about the negative aspects of pollution and how many ways to dispose the garbage was harmful as well/5.

      The plastic pollution challenge can be substantially controlled within a generation’s time. So, is anyone ready to act? This article was originally published on The Conversation by Costas Velis. A selection of our favorite children's books on the environment featuring Mighty Girls -- perfect for Earth Day and every day! For our environmental movie recommendations, visit our section on Top Environmental Movies featuring Mighty Girls. And, for additional nature-oriented selections, don't miss our special feature on Top Children's Books on Spring and Gardening.


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