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  • Stressors in the Marine Environmentby Martin Solan; Nia Whiteley

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 63.99

    This summarises the latest advances in the physiological and ecological responses of marine species to a wide range of potential stressors resulting from current anthropogenic activity, and provides a perspective on future outcomes for some of the most pressing environmental issues facing society today. more...

  • Shark Troubleby Peter Benchley

    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...

  • Biology and Culture of Channel Catfishby C.S. Tucker; J.A. Hargreaves

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 355.00

    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...

  • The Whale Warriorsby Peter Heller

    Free Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    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...

  • Marine Biodiversityby H. Queiroga; M.R. Cunha; A. Cunha; M.H. Moreira; V. Quintino; A.M. Rodrigues; J. Ser˘dio; R.M. Warwick

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 249.00

    This volume presents the four sub-themes of the 38th European Marine Biology Symposium. These are patterns and processes, assessment, threats and management and conservation. Understanding the functioning of marine ecosystems is the first step towards measuring and predicting the influence of Man, and to finding solutions for the enormous array of... more...

  • Eutrophication of Shallow Lakes with Special Reference to Lake Taihu, Chinaby B. Qin; Z. Liu; K. Havens

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 259.00

    Eutrophication and algal blooms are worldwide environmental issues in lakes. The eutrophication process and formation mechanisms of algal blooms are particularly complicated in shallow lakes due to the strong lake?land, air?water and water?sediment interactions. This volume features papers presented at the International Symposium on the Eutrophication... more...

  • Red Summerby Bill Carter

    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...

  • The Story of Sushiby Trevor Corson

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Dolphin Chroniclesby Carol J. Howard

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.00

    For everyone fascinated with the possibilities of human-animal communications, scientist Carol Howard provides an intimate, moving account of one woman's attempt to unravel the mysteries of the dolphin--one of the sea's most fascinating and enigmatic creatures. more...

  • Witness to Extinctionby Samuel Turvey

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 12.99

    Witness to Extinction tells the story of the demise of the beautiful Yangtze River Dolphin. It is a compelling, heartfelt account by a young naturalist involved in increasingly desperate attempts to save this legendary creature. We failed the dolphin, but we can learn from this, and fight to protect other remarkable animals before it is too late. more...