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- 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...
- Greystone Books 2013; US$ 14.95
At age eighty, Tony Taylor journeys from Sydney, Australia, to British Columbia to fish the Cowichan River with his eight-year-old grandson, Ned. The trip is an opportunity for Tony to return to a landscape that has had a profound effect on his life and his way of thinking, and to share this place with his grandson. As Tony teaches Ned the patient... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.67
We have reached a pivotal moment for fishing, with seventy-five percent of the world's fish stocks either fully exploited or overfished. If nothing is done to stop the squandering of fish stocks the life of the oceans will face collapse and millions of people could starve. Fish is the aspirational food for Western society, the healthy, weight-conscious... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 45.00
In Down the Wild Cape Fear , novelist and nonfiction writer Philip Gerard invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape of Fear on Bald Head Island. Accompanying the author by canoe and powerboat are a cadre... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 18.00
The authors recount twelve millennia of history along the lower San Juan River, much of it the story of mostly unsuccessful human attempts to make a living from the river's arid and fickle environment. From the Anasazi to government dam builders, from Navajo to Mormon herders and farmers, from scientific explorers to busted miners, the San Juan has... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 17.00
Craig Denton notes, ?Water will be the primary political, social, and economic issue in the Intermountain West in the twenty-first century.? Urban Utah thirsts for the Great Salt Lake principal source, the Bear River. Plans abound to divert it for a rapidly growing Wasatch Front, as the last good option for future water. But is it? Who now uses the... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 26.95
Science entwines with matters of the human heart as a whale researcher chronicles the lives of an endangered family of orcas Ever since Eva Saulitis began her whale research in Alaska in the 1980s, she has been drawn deeply into the lives of a single extended family of endangered orcas struggling to survive in Prince William Sound. Over the... more...
- Random House Struik 2012; US$ 9.00
This exciting guide for young explorers combines scientific facts, fascinating titbits, brilliant full-colour photography and sensitive illustrations to bring a wonderful variety of ocean creatures vibrantly to life. more...
- Jacana Media 2012; US$ 18.99
Much can be learned about the condition of the planet?s environment by looking at sea turtles; they have existed for more than 100 million years, and they travel throughout the world?s oceans. Suddenly, however, they are struggling to survive, largely because of harm that has been done to the planet?s oceans and beaches. This passionate account is... more...