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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered multiple challenges and obstacles. This is particularly... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning currents of the Gulf of Maine to learn about the secret undersea lives of lobsters. This P.S. edition... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
For most people, seasickness is the most unpleasant thing they experience at sea. However, beneath the surface is a whole other world, and a lot of it could turn all but the strongest stomachs. When attacked, the hagfish (also known as the slime eel) ties itself in a knot that travels the length of its body, squeezing out mucus by the bucketful and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99
This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Marine mammals are some of the most amazing animals on earth. This full-color, magnificently illustrated guide gives information on: -Natural history and evolution of these fascinating creatures -Distribution and migratory patterns Concisely written and easy-to-understand, Whales, Dolphins, and Other... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1997; US$ 16.00
A classic work of nature and humanity, by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise National Book Award-winning author Peter Matthiessen takes readers on an expedition to find the most dangerous predator on Earth?the legendary great white shark. On... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 1.99
Seek out the mysterious vampire squid on a stunning journey into the ocean?s depths with leading marine conservationist Richard Ellis Renowned marine conservationist Richard Ellis gives a fascinating account of the vampire squid. Named Vampyroteuthis infernalis (?the vampire squid from Hell?) by its nineteenth-century discoverer because of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 5.99
This mini guide covers almost 180 species that live in the area between land and sea called the intertidal or littoral, zone. It includes all the most common molluscs, crustaceans, seaweeds, fishes, spiny creatures such as starfishes and sea urchins, mammals and many other species found here, and is invaluable for anyone wanting to find out more about... more...