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33 Results
Whale —Allen, Judy.

One night a young girl and her parents witness the seemingly magical rescue of a mother whale and her baby that are exhausted from trying to outswim a spreading oil slick. Includes a whale fact sheet.

Sea otters in danger —Mineo, Ella, author.

Sea otters are perhaps the cutest animals in the ocean. These friendly animals have the densest fur in the world, an adaptation that both helps them keep warm yet hurts them as fur traders overhunted them. Today, the sea...

Waste disposal —Solway, Andrew.

Explains the economic, environmental, and huma costs when waste is disposed of irresponsibly and shows the importance of recycling and reusing.

Helicopter pilots —Nielsen, Nancy J.

Introduces the often dangerous and risky job of helicopter pilots, including police, test, emergency medical, and firefighter pilots.

Smokejumpers & forest firefighters —Stewart, Gail B. (Gail Barbara), 1949-

Introduces the often dangerous jobs of smokejumping and fighting forest fires.

Reducing the carbon footprint —Rooney, Anne.

Explains how carbon gases are created, why they have increased in recent years, their effect on the environment, and the role people play in reducing their own carbon footprint.

Elephants —Redmond, Ian.

Discusses the physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, and endangered nature of the elephant.

Gorillas —Redmond, Ian.

Examines the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the gorilla, and describes the efforts being made to ensure its survival as a species.

Rhinos in danger —Snyder, Lydia, author.

Don't get in a rhino's way. A charging rhino is one of the most dangerous animals in the world. And it may only attack because it can't see well. Rhinos are named for their horns, but tragically these horns are the reaso...

Stuntpeople —Stewart, Gail B. (Gail Barbara), 1949-

Describes the job of being a stunt performer, examining the history, techniques, and tools of the occupation.

Rhinos —Penny, Malcolm.

Discusses the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the rhinoceros and why it is an endangered species.

Underwater specialists —Keran, Shirley.

Examines the history, techniques, equipment, and dangers of underwater occupations, including salvage divers, lockmen divers, and diving scientists.

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