Rainforests

Rainforests - Research on the Edge

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Synopsis

What is it like to live and work deep within Earth's rainforests? How many mysteries do these ancient forests hold and what are scientists hoping to discover by researching them? Explore how research conducted in rainforests can help with conservation, increase our understanding of climate change, and expand our knowledge of medicines, biodiversity and habitats. It can reveal untapped resources, and unknown eco-systems. Discover life and science on the edge in this fascinating exploration of one of Earth's most extreme environments.

The Research on the Edge series examines how scientists live and work in some of Earth's most extreme habitats. It looks at how they carry out their research and how the discoveries they make are changing our lives. The series also explores the many adventures, challenges and dangers of daily life for scientists researching 'on the edge'.

An exciting read for children aged 9+, for geography and science projects, or simply as a great leisure read.

Book information

ISBN: 9780750289764
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Imprint: Wayland
Pub date:
DEWEY: 577.34
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 150g
Height: 213mm
Width: 266mm
Spine width: 8mm