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- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 16.99
?Intimate and urgent storytelling? ( Chicago Tribune ), a ?ripping real-life yarn? ( Tampa Bay Chronicle ): The remarkable account of two principled men who stand up to the world?s most powerful navy, in defense of whales. Winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and a New York Times bestseller. War of the Whales is the gripping... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 12.99
The tragic recognition of the extinction of the Yangtze River Dolphin or baiji in 2007 became a major news story and sent shockwaves around the world. It made a romantic story, for the baiji was a unique and beautiful creature that features in many Chinese legends and folk tales. The Goddess of the Yangtze, as it was known, was also the lone representative... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2007; 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...
- North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 18.95
What if whales and dolphins truly do have a superior intellect, as many believe, and can speak to the human race? What would their message be? In November 2008, gifted clairvoyant Patricia Cori was in Jordan teaching a workshop when a life-changing event occurred. A community of Cetaceans??a choir of whales and dolphins,? as she describes it?interrupted... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 150.00
In 1981, Woods Hole researcher C. Wylie Poag published the book Ecological Atlas of the Benthic Foraminifera of the Gulf of Mexico . In this new volume, Poag has revised and updated the atlas, incorporating three decades of extensive data collections from the open Gulf and from an additional seventeen estuarine systems to cover species of benthic... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.98
Can you remember why the sea is salty? How does the moon affect the tide? Where were Britain's most notorious places for smugglers? And what was the mystery of St Michael's Mount? There are almost as many stories about the sea as there are pebbles on the beach. Beside the Seaside is a book for anyone who has been captivated by the crash of waves... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 22.99
Now a major motion picture starring Drew Barrymore, Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, Tim Blake Nelson, John Krasinski, and Vinessa Shaw?an account of the dramatic rescue of three gray whales trapped under the ice in Alaska in 1988. Set in Cold War?era 1988, Big Miracle tells the real story behind the remarkable, bizarre, and oftentimes uproarious event... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 26.95
The billfish is fixed at the apex of the oceanic food chain. Composed of sailfish, marlin, spearfish, and swordfish, they roam the pelagic waters of the Atlantic and are easily recognized by their long, spear-like beaks. Noted for their speed, size, and acrobatic jumps, billfish have for centuries inspired a broad spectrum of society. Even in antiquity,... more...