Author(s): James Shoals
The amazing variety of life on Earth--plants, animals, fungi, bacteria, and more--enlivens every part of the world. Climate change is threatening that vital biodiversity. Inside, read more about the many types of life that exist here and how we are negatively affecting that life with our choices. Keeping biodiversity strong is a key to the planet's survival. Can we save the planet? No issue is more important to the long-term health of our world than climate change. Its effects reach into every aspect of our lives. In this series, learn about the major problem areas . . . and how creative people around the world are working to solve them! Be a part of the solution and read Climate Change: Problems and Progress. CLIMATE CHANGE: PROBLEMS AND PROGRESS Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of the book with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type throughout the book, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars allow readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing additional content related to the topic on the page. Text-Dependent Questions challenge the reader's comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are suggested for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter; this word list contains terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.