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National Parks and Conservation Areas

Series: Geography Detective Investigates Volume: 17

By: Jen Green (Author)

32 pages, 30+ colour photos

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | Mar 2013 | #217079 | ISBN-13: 9780750271653
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Hardback | Oct 2009 | #217080 | ISBN-13: 9780750256735
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About this book

National Parks and Conservation Areas helps you answer any questions you may have about national parks and conservation areas – why do we need them; who lives in them; and how to conservatoinists protect wildlife? Learn about your nearest national park, make a map showing the mini-habitats found in your area and do a survey on why people like to visit national parks.


Contents

- What are national parks and conservation areas?
- Why do we need national parks and conservation areas?
- Are there different types of conservation areas?
- How are national parks and conservation areas set up?
- What kinds of landscapes can you see in parks and conservation areas?
- Who lives in national parks and conservation areas?
- What are the aims of national parks and conservation areas?
- How do living things survive in the natural world?
- How do conservationists protect rare wildlife?
- How do parks and conservation areas provide for visitors?
- What problems are there for park authorities?
- What is the future of national parks and conservation areas?
- Your project
- Glossary
- Further information
- Index


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Biography

Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex 'Dept of English and American Studies' in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.

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