By Sy Montgomery,Keith Ellenbogen
Considered the “lungs of the world,” the Amazon offers a whole 5th of the world’s oxygen, and each yr unsustainable human practices ruin 2.7 million acres. What should be performed to assist? That’s the place undertaking Piaba comes in.
Join the award-winning writer Sy Montgomery and the photographer Keith Ellenbogen as they traverse the river and rainforest to find how tiny fish, known as piabas, may help defend the Amazon, its animals, and the wealthy legacy of its humans. Amazon Adventure is an eye-opening—and finally hopeful—exploration of the way humanity’s practices are affecting and shaping not just the Amazon, yet our whole environment.
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Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World's Largest Rainforest (Scientists in the Field Series) by Sy Montgomery,Keith Ellenbogen