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The Impact of Food and Farming - (Impact on Earth) by Cynthia O'Brien (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 32

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Science & Nature

Series Title: Impact on Earth

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Book theme: Environmental Conservation & Protection

Author: Cynthia O'Brien

Language: English

Street Date: March 27, 2020
TCIN: 79626563
UPC: 9780778774365
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-8577
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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"Modern farming allows us to buy almost any kind of food at any time of the year. But this convenience comes at a cost. This ... book shows how we can farm and grow food without harming the planet. Case studies show how scientists are investigating ways to prevent the problems modern farming creates, including pollution from chemicals used for growing crops, clear cutting of rainforests to make space for grazing and farmland, and contributing to climate change by breeding more and more livestock"--



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Modern farming allows us to buy almost any kind of food at any time of the year. But this conveninece comes at a cost. This important book shows how we can farm and grow food without harming the planet. Case studies show how scientists are investigating ways to prevent the problems modern farming creates, including pollution from chemicals used for growing crops, clearcutting of rainforests to make space for grazing and farmland, and contributing to climate change by breeding more and more livestock. Useful suggestions encourage readers to find ways to reduce their food waste and packaging.
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