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The Resource Plasticus maritimus : an invasive species, Ana Pêgo, Bernardo P. Carvalho, Isabel Minhós Martins ; translated by Jane Springer

Plasticus maritimus : an invasive species, Ana Pêgo, Bernardo P. Carvalho, Isabel Minhós Martins ; translated by Jane Springer

Label
Plasticus maritimus : an invasive species
Title
Plasticus maritimus
Title remainder
an invasive species
Statement of responsibility
Ana Pêgo, Bernardo P. Carvalho, Isabel Minhós Martins ; translated by Jane Springer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
"When she was young, biologist Ana Pêgo didn't play in a backyard but on a beach. As she grew older, Ana realized that a new species was becoming more and more common in the sand. She decided to collect the species and give it a name: Plasticus maritimus. She dedicated her life to studying plastic in the oceans and raising awareness of the danger it poses to the health of the planet. Inspired by Ana's experiences, and backed by extensive research, this book explains how plastics are ever more present in our oceans, lakes and streams--more than 9 million tons a year! She explains how plastic is made, offers a field guide to help young people identify the Plasticus maritimus species, and takes a critical look at our current "solutions" to plastic contamination. A call for deep changes in our habits, this book encourages young people (and adults) to become part of the solution. Invasive, deeply destructive, and almost indestructible, Plasticus maritimus is a species that should go extinct!"--from Back cover
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pêgo, Ana
Dewey number
363.738
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Portuguese
LC call number
TD 427 P62 P45 2020
LC item number
AEC
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Martins, Isabel Minhós
  • Carvalho, Bernardo P.
  • Springer, Jane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plastic marine debris
  • Plastic scrap
  • Marine pollution
  • Plastics
  • Marine pollution
  • Plastic marine debris
  • Plastic scrap
  • Plastics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Plasticus maritimus : an invasive species, Ana Pêgo, Bernardo P. Carvalho, Isabel Minhós Martins ; translated by Jane Springer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Portuguese in 2018 as "Plasticus maritimus, uma espécie invasora"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-168)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The importance of oceans -- The species plasticus maritimus -- Do you want to know more about plastic? -- Common ocean plastic -- Exotic ocean plastic -- How to go into the field -- What we can do -- Recycling: why can't we just relax?
Control code
on1181843476
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
169 pages
Isbn
9781771646437
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1181843476
Label
Plasticus maritimus : an invasive species, Ana Pêgo, Bernardo P. Carvalho, Isabel Minhós Martins ; translated by Jane Springer
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Portuguese in 2018 as "Plasticus maritimus, uma espécie invasora"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-168)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The importance of oceans -- The species plasticus maritimus -- Do you want to know more about plastic? -- Common ocean plastic -- Exotic ocean plastic -- How to go into the field -- What we can do -- Recycling: why can't we just relax?
Control code
on1181843476
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
169 pages
Isbn
9781771646437
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1181843476

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