Great Barrier Reef (Troubled Treasures: World Heritage Sites Series)

Great Barrier Reef (Troubled Treasures: World Heritage Sites Series)

by Cynthia Kennedy Henzel


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If you could travel anywhere on Earth, where would you go? Does swimming among the colorful corals of the Great Barrier Reef sound exciting? How about visiting the majestic Taj Mahal or mysterious Stonehenge? Thanks to the United Nations, these and other destinations are protected as World Heritage sites. In the Troubled Treasures series, discover how these extraordinary places are threatened and how they are being conserved. As you tour the planet, explore the histories, mysteries, and marvels of these special treasures. Full-color photographs, informative maps, and engaging text make this journey a world-class adventure!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616135645
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Troubled Treasures: World Heritage Sites Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

City in the Sea 4

The Stuff of Reefs 6

Building Blocks 8

Discovering the Reef 10

Wildlife Wonderland 12

Human Influence 16

The Global Threat 20

Protecting the Reef 24

Positive Changes 26

A Living Laboratory 28

Glossary 30

Saying It 31

Web Sites 31

Index 32

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