Numerous marine ecologists believe that the largest single danger to marine ecosystems today is overfishing. Marine scientists warn that overfishing and exceeding catch quotas will have a disastrous effect on marine ecosystems and a profound impact on what will be served on our dinner plates in the future. In this enlightening narrative, readers discover the ways fish are caught, processed, packaged, transported, and sold to consumers. Theyll acquire an awareness of the food web, fish as a renewable resource, and the nutrition basics of seafood. Readers also explore the steps they can take to put pressure on the fish industry to protect the food supply, as well as possible fishing sustainability programs they can initiate at their middle and high schools.
Series: Truth about the Food Supply (Rosen)
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 7
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 15th July 2012
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 16.5 x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.227