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- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
The biggest-ever selection of first-hand accounts and news reports of shark attacks, both recent and historical, shows how sharks are masters of the ocean and how we enter their domain at our own risk. Think you're safe in the Med? Read about the Great Whites that thrive near holiday beaches. Think you're safe in large groups? Read about the sinking... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 19.95
From Flipper to SeaWorld, dolphins have long captured our hearts. We love these friendly, intelligent mammals, and they seem to return our feelings—they enjoy interacting with swimmers and have been known to encircle people under attack by sharks. Despite our familiarity with dolphins, though, we remain ill-informed about how they evolved,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 28.00
Two men face off against an all-powerful navy?and the fate of the ocean?s most majestic creatures hangs in the balance. War of the Whales is the gripping tale of a crusading attorney who stumbles on one of the US Navy?s best-kept secrets: a submarine detection system that floods entire ocean basins with high-intensity sound?and drives whales onto... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 13.95
Master storyteller Peter Benchley combines high adventure with practical information in Shark Trouble , a book that is at once a thriller and a valuable guide to being safe in, on, under, and around the sea. The bestselling author of Jaws, The Deep , and other works draws on more than three decades of experience to share information about sharks... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 330.00
The history of channel catfish farming in the United States serves as a model for the development of pond-based aquaculture industries worldwide. Channel catfish farming is the largest and economically most important aquaculture industry in the United States. In 2003, over 300,000 metric tons (662 million pounds) of channel catfish were processed,... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 119.00
Contains 11 chapters on hazard assessment schemes. This work allows readers to know the different approaches/strategies, based on applying batteries of bioassays, that are being used internationally to assess the toxic potential of complex environmental media impacted by chemical contamination stemming from human activities. more...
- Free Press 2007; US$ 19.99
Author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Dog Stars For the crew of the eco-pirate ship the Farley Mowat, any day saving a whale is a good day to die. In The Whale Warriors , veteran adventure writer Peter Heller takes us on a hair-raising journey with a vigilante crew on their mission to stop illegal Japanese whaling in the stormy,... more...
- Scribner 2008; US$ 25.00
A vivid, unforgettable account of the danger, pain, and joy of working on a salmon fishing boat and living in a small village on the farthest edge of Alaska Set in the tiny Native village of Egegik on the shores of Alaska's Bristol Bay, Bill Carter's Red Summer is the thrilling story of one man's journey from novice to seasoned fisherman over... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 169.00
Alien species threaten many European ecosystems and have serious environmental, economic and health impacts. This book addresses the invasion trends, pathways, and both economic as well as ecological impact for eight major taxonomic groups. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Everything you never knew about sushi?its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's first sushi-chef training academy, as eager novices strive to master the elusive art of cooking without cooking. He delves into the biology... more...