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Amazon adventure: how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest

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Considered the "lungs of the world," the Amazon provides a full fifth of the world's oxygen, and every year unsustainable human practices destroy 2.7 million acres. What can be done to help? That's where Project Piaba comes in. Join the award-winning author Sy Montgomery and the photographer Keith Ellenbogen as they traverse the river and rainforest to discover how tiny fish, called piabas, can help preserve the Amazon, its animals, and the rich legacy of its people. Amazon Adventure is an eye-opening--and ultimately hopeful--exploration of how humanity's practices are affecting and shaping not only the Amazon, but our entire environment.

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9780544352995
9781328694980
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Full title amazon adventure how tiny fish are saving the worlds largest rainforest
Author montgomery sy
Grouping Category book
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display_description "Part science, part carnival--this winding adventure down the Amazon River with award-winning author Sy Montgomery and photographer Keith Ellenbogen explores how tiny fish, called piabas, can help preserve not only the rainforest and it's often misunderstood inhabitants, but the fate of our entire environment."--
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series Scientists in the field
series_with_volume Scientists in the field|
subject_facet Amazon River, Amazon River -- Juvenile literature, Biotic communities -- Amazon River Region, Biotic communities -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature, Ecology -- Amazon River Region, Ecology -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature, Ecology -- Brazil -- Rio Negro (Amazonas), Ecology -- Brazil -- Rio Negro (Amazonas) -- Juvenile literature, Fishes -- Amazon River, Fishes -- Amazon River -- Juvenile literature, Fishes -- Brazil -- Rio Negro (Amazonas), Fishes -- Brazil -- Rio Negro (Amazonas) -- Juvenile literature, Montgomery, Sy -- Travel -- Amazon River Region, Montgomery, Sy -- Travel -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile literature, Rio Negro (Amazonas, Brazil), Rio Negro (Amazonas, Brazil) -- Juvenile literature
title_display Amazon adventure : how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest
title_full Amazon Adventure How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World's Largest Rainforest, Amazon adventure : how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest / written by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Keith Ellenbogen
title_short Amazon adventure :
title_sub how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest
topic_facet Biotic communities, Ecology, Fishes, Juvenile Nonfiction, Montgomery, Sy, Nature, Travel