Combining geography, natural history, and ecology, Facts On File Environment Atlas introduces young readers to the different landscapes that exist in every region of the world—wildscapes, farmscapes, and townscapes. Filled with striking photographs, this title introduces the people, land, oceans, and climate of Earth, as well as global environmental problems, such as desertification, pollution, and the greenhouse effect. Case histories provide young readers with ideas on how to protect and preserve the environment.
Detailed close-ups of more than 20 separate nations and regions throughout the Earth's continents:
- Acquaint readers with the area using concise background information
- Explore the unique environment of each area
- Reveal the environmental hazards currently affecting each nation or region.
Exceptional full-color maps and striking illustrations of people, places, and animals around the world appear on every page, along with an accessible text and numerous learning aids. Questions throughout the text and end-of-book quizzes reinforce understanding for all young readers and promote awareness of the beauty of the Earth and the dangers which threaten it.
|From the Series||Facts On File Atlas|
|Specifications||Full-color photographs, maps, and diagrams. Index. Quiz.|