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Hand, Carol

Summary: "Bringing Back Our Oceans explains why oceans are at risk and how people are combating plastics pollution, restoring marine biodiversity, and preserving our oceans for future generations. This title also explores the science behind ocean ecosystems and ocean currents. Features include a cause-and-effect flow chart, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J755.54 CSS

Roberts, Callum

Summary: A memoir by the world's leading coral reef scientist, revealing the thrill of diving and the vital science and story of these majestic reefs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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Milner, Charlotte

Summary: Introduces the sea, describes the different zones and marine animals that can be found there, and offers suggestions for what people can do to protect them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591.77 MIL

Helvarg, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HELVARG, DAVID HEL

Summary: This program illustrates the physical, biological, and chemical treatment processes required to decontaminate industrial and residential wastewater and describes ways in which discharge is being put to work. Two wastewater treatment facilities are toured-one a traditional bricks-and-mortar operation and the other a constructed wetland system. Also, Steve Woods, of the Bayou Marcus Water...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program examines the harm done to the Everglades by decades of exploitation and contamination. The impact of the sugar and orange industries, of flood control efforts, of Florida's burgeoning population, and even of competing conservation initiatives are considered. The points of view of environmentalists, industry, Native Americans, and academics are represented by John Ogden, of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: A typical city of 100,000 produces millions of gallons of wastewater every day. In this program, Harold Gorman, of the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board; Teresa Battenfield, director of Houston's wastewater treatment plant; Casi Callaway, executive director of Mobile Bay Watch; and many others consider the challenges of collecting wastewater via aging pipes as populations continue to grow....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program investigates sources of runoff and the pollution that occurs when it washes contaminants such as pesticides, bacteria, oil, and unwanted nutrients into aquatic ecosystems. Cost-effective initiatives to divert and filter runoff are also spotlighted, including stormwater rehabilitation systems, highway runoff purification systems, construction site erosion controls, and waste...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: First-flush runoff from a rainstorm can be as bad, in quality, as raw sewage. What are municipalities doing about it? In this program, Ray Allen, executive director of Coastal Bend Bays Estuaries Program; stormwater engineer Valerie Gray; and many others discuss the positive effects of governmental regulations, stormwater management projects, and runoff purification initiatives. The...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Montgomery, Sy

Summary: "The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 578 MON

Danson, Ted

Summary: Most people know Ted Danson from television and movies, but fewer realize that over the course of the past two and a half decades, Danson has tirelessly devoted himself to the cause of heading off a looming global catastrophe--the massive destruction of our planet's oceanic biosystems and the collapse of the world's major commercial fisheries. Here, Danson details his journey from joining a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.95 DAN

Summary: The Clean Water Act has led to a vast improvement in the overall quality of industrial point source wastewater, but there is still a significant amount of work to be done. In this program, George Crozier, executive director of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab; attorney David Perry; wastewater superintendent Bhaskar Patel; representatives of International Paper and petroleum refiner Koch Industries;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Mongredien, Sue

Summary: Molly must help her mermaid friend Delphi to find the second piece of the enchanted conch shell in time to prevent a terrible oil spill. Unfortunately, Delphi's shell is guarded by a spiky sea urchin, and the only way they can tempt it away is by bringing it some treasure from a spooky shipwreck, where a great white shark lurks, ready to attack. Can they save the day with the help of some...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2016

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Summary: Household waste can cause pollution of all kinds, but more and more of these wastes can be recycled effectively and economically. The result is reduced pollution and a useful new source of raw materials and energy. Hospital waste disposal presents the additional problems of contaminated waste, which is a series of problems depending on the nature of the waste: contaminated blood waste, for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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