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- University of California Press 2012; US$ 44.95
Return to the Sea portrays the life and evolutionary times of marine mammals?from giant whales and sea cows that originated 55 million years ago to the deep diving elephant seals and clam-eating walruses of modern times. This fascinating account of the origin of various marine mammal lineages, some extinct, others extant but threatened, is for the... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 7.99
The blue whale holds the title of largest creature that has ever lived, and it may also be the most mysterious. The biggest blue whales can outweigh every player in Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League combined. Their mouths can gulp more than thirteen thousand gallons of seawater. A newborn can be over twenty feet long and gain... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 25.99
The heartbreaking and true story of a lonely orca named Luna who befriended humans in Nootka Sound, off the coast of Vancouver Island by Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm. One summer in Nootka Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, a young killer whale called Luna got separated from his pod. Like humans, orcas are highly... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Famed marine researcher and illustrator Richard Ellis brings us a work of scientific achievement that will forever change the way we think about fish, fishing, and the dangers inherent in the seafood we eat. The bluefin tuna is one of the world's biggest, fastest, and most highly evolved marine animals, as well as one of its most popular delicacies.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 26.00
For decades, marine scientists Robert and Alice Jane Lippson have traveled the "inner coast"--the rivers, backwaters, sounds, bays, lagoons, and inlets stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Keys--aboard their trawler, Odyssey . The culmination of their leisurely journeys, Life along the Inner Coast is a guidebook to the plants, animals,... more...
- Random House of Canada 2012; US$ 19.00
In Save the Humans , award-winning documentary filmmaker Rob Stewart tells his captivating life-story-so-far?from self-professed ?animal nerd? to one of the world?s leading environmental activists, from a person whose sole focus was saving his beloved sharks to a mission to save us all. Rob Stewart has always been in love with creatures, the odder... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 99.95
This book began life as a series of lectures given to second and third year undergraduates at Oxford University. These lectures were designed to give students insights as to how marine ecosystems functioned, how they were being affected by natural and human interventions, and how we might be able to conserve them and manage them sustainably for... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 21.95
Do Fish Sleep? is organized in an easy-to-read and accessible question-and-answer format, filled with more than 55 photographs and over 100 interesting facts from fish biology basics to the importance of preserving and restoring fish diversity and healthy populations. A captivating read for fish enthusiasts of all ages-naturalists, environmentalists,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Waltzes with Giants is a moving portrait of one of the earths largest endangered mammals. Mystical and provocative, the book is inspired by a real North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) and her threatened migrations from Atlantic Canada to her calving grounds off the coasts of Georgia and Florida. In the spirit of marine biologist and... more...