Will Steger

Will Steger

by Joanne Mattern

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Overview

Earth has many extraordinary environments. They provide habitats to plants and animals that can exist no place else. However, they also harbor rich mineral resources, vast timber reserves, and valuable oil and gas field. So development, mining, and climate change threaten to destroy these pristine places forever. Can the environment be saved? For the men and women in the Conservationists series, the answer is yes! Follow their engaging stories from childhood to the great outdoors. Learn what drove them to act, how they overcame challenges, and what impacts their efforts continue to have. Discover how they inspired future generations to continue their work. Learn how to identify special places that need protection and help preserve the planet with Conservationists!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624030963
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Conservationists
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

A Spirit of Adventure 4

Into the Wilderness 6

The North Pole 8

Meeting the Challenge 10

The Next Adventure 12

The South Pole 14

Success 18

The Arctic Project 20

Arctic in Peril 22

On a Mission 24

Saving Earth 26

Timeline 28

Glossary 30

Web Sites 31

Index 32

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