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Polluting the oceans

Bright, Michael.

Polluting the oceans

by Bright, Michael.

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Published by Gloucester Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine pollution -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Marine pollution.,
  • Pollution.

  • About the Edition

    Examines the effects of pollutants on the sea and marine life and efforts to clean up the waters and prevent further damage.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementM. Bright.
    SeriesThe World about us
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC1085 .B75 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1533807M
    ISBN 100531173534
    LC Control Number91011580
    OCLC/WorldCa23356279

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