After the Spill: The EXXON Valdez Disaster Then and Now Sandra Markle

ISBN: 9780802786104

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After the Spill: The EXXON Valdez Disaster Then and Now  by  Sandra Markle

After the Spill: The EXXON Valdez Disaster Then and Now by Sandra Markle
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On March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef, spilling more than eleven million gallons of oil into Alaskas Prince William Sound. The result was one of the worst spills in history -- an environmental disaster that cost several billion dollars,MoreOn March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef, spilling more than eleven million gallons of oil into Alaskas Prince William Sound. The result was one of the worst spills in history -- an environmental disaster that cost several billion dollars, and took years to clean up. Today, ten years alter the spill, this area continues to display the effects of this event -- both the expected negative changes and some surprising positive effects as well.

After the Spill looks at Prince William Sound today, exploring the relationship between nature, society, and man, and the changes that occurred when this delicate balance was upset. With clear writing and insightful photographs, this is an important and compelling photo essay that is certain to challenge and inform young readers.



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