Protecting Polar Regions
Threatened by pollution, global warming, and many other factors, habitats are at risk around the world. Protecting Habitats examines some key endangered environments and the creatures that live there. With clear text, full-color photographs, and informative sidebars and maps, this series explains the causes of critical environmental threats, explores what is being done globally, and suggests what people can do locally to protect the world's unique habitats in the twenty-first century.
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What Are the Polar Regions?
What Is Being Done?
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