About the Author
Dr Jess French is a qualified veterinarian, and is the presenter for the children’s TV series “Minibeast Adventure with Jess” on CBeebies. Having spent much of her childhood surrounded by nature, Jess has an intense passion for the local and global environment, and for protecting the world we live in. She has travelled extensively and led challenges to raise money for children’s charities, In addition to volunteering in conservation projects with endangered animals. Jess has published quite a lot of children’s books covering all kinds of natural history topics. This is her first book with DK.
Everything you wish to have to know about what we’re doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling.This environmental book will teach young ecologists about how our actions have an effect on planet Earth. Discover shocking facts about the waste we produce and where it goes. Did you know that every single plastic toothbrush ever made still exists? Or that there is a floating mass of garbage twice the size of Texas drifting around the Pacific Ocean? It isn’t all bad news though. In addition to explaining where we’re going flawed, What a Waste shows what we’re doing right! Discover plans already in motion to save our seas, how countries are implementing schemes that are having a positive have an effect on, and how your waste may also be turned into something useful. Every small change helps our planet!