Green Issues in Focus

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

Both sides of a controversial issue are presented, providing readers with information for forming their own opinions. With emphasis on positive efforts for change and solutions to environmental problems, readers will understand how they can make a difference, from protecting wildlife to fighting global warming.

  • Presents both sides of controversial topics
  • Solid fact-based information for reports and debates
  • Allows young people to make up their own minds on contemporary issues
  • Supports the Science and Social Studies curricula
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 112–128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains chapter notes, a glossary, for more information, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2010
  • Series Lexile: 910
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Conserving and Protecting Water

Conserving and Protecting Water

What You Can Do

Stephen Feinstein
Some think the earth should be called the "water planet," because even from space we can see that it's covered with water. But our water is endangered by pollution and global warming, and people may run short of water for drinking, irrigation, and other needs...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3346-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Food for a Greener Planet

Food for a Greener Planet

What You Can Do

Lisa A. Wroble
Thinking "green" when it comes to food involves making eating choices that benefit the earth, other people, and our own health. Author Lisa A. Wroble explores the issue of sustainable food: using more natural methods to raise and produce food products and attacking the problem of world hunger as well...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3349-8
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Green and Clean Energy

Green and Clean Energy

What You Can Do

Sherri Mabry Gordon
Conventional energy sources such as oil and coal will not last forever, and they pose a threat to our earth through polluting and causing climate change. Author Sherri Mabry Gordon explores different types of energy, such as wind and solar, explaining how they work and what their advantages are...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3348-1
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Solving the Air Pollution Problem

Solving the Air Pollution Problem

What You Can Do

Stephen Feinstein
Air is our most important resource, yet it is in danger from pollution and global warming. Author Stephen Feinstein explains threats to air quality worldwide and explains what you can do to help preserve and protect this precious resource...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3347-4
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Unloved and Endangered Animals

Unloved and Endangered Animals

What You Can Do

Cindy Watson
Among the animal species currently in danger are several that are not always understood and appreciated, such as bats, coral, sharks, and bees. Yet they play an important part in the balance of nature on our planet...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3345-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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