Life at Extremes: Under the Sea

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A beautifully illustrated exploration of the mysterious world that lies beneath our oceans and seas

From the icy poles to the deepest parts of the oceans, humans have explored Earth's most challenging environments, and have even journeyed on into space. But how did these places form and what are the features that make them unique? How do humans live and work in these harsh landscapes? Most importantly, how is human activity impacting them and their natural inhabitants and wildlife, and what does the future hold for them?

Amazingly, more than 80 per cent of Earth's five great oceans remain unexplored today. Life at Extremes: Under the Sea journeys into the mysterious world beneath the waves to discover its unique features and wildlife, and explores how we can live and work deep below the sea.

Perfect reading for budding explorers aged 9 and up.

Contents:
Our blue planet
Underwater landscapes
Beneath the waves
Life at the surface
The twilight zone
The deep
Diving in
Life under the sea
Deep sea exploration
Working under the sea
Ocean riches
Ocean threats
The future of the oceans
Glossary and underwater information
Index

Titles in the series:
Life at Extremes: Space
Life at Extremes: The Poles
Life at Extremes: Underground
Life at Extremes: Under the Sea

Product Details

Price
£8.99
Publisher
Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781445184906

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