This volume examines how burning fossil fuels, clearing forests, and other human activities affect the Earth's climate by contributing large amounts of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere.
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“The authors approach conservation from an important global perspective, incorporating examples from countries throughout the world.” —School Library Journal
In 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman to travel into space. Since then, she has remained in the limelight as an astronaut, astrophysicist and outspoken advocate for encouraging women in the sciences. She is also the President and Founder of Sally Ride Science, a media company that develops educational content that encourages children's interest in science and technology. In addition to publications, the company creates content for teachers and out-of-school programs. ANDREW BRIDGES is a longtime reporter who has written for newspapers, websites and major newswires in the U.S. and Europe. He lives in Washington D.C.
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