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  • Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharingby Bevis Fedder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • The Secret Life of Lobstersby Trevor Corson

    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...

  • The Story of Sushiby Trevor Corson

    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...

  • How to Snog a Hagfish!by Jonathan Eyers

    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...

  • Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammalsby George S. Fichter; Barbara J. Hoopes Ambler

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of... more...

  • Blue Meridianby Peter Matthiessen

    Penguin Publishing Group 1997; US$ 16.00

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA. more...

  • The Little Blue-Eyed Vampire from Hellby Richard Ellis

    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...

  • Marine Biodiversity Conservationby Keith Hiscock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students. It also provides sound guidance for marine biology... more...

  • Concise Seashore Wildlife Guideby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99

    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...

  • California Seashore & Wildlifeby Todd Telander

    Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 13.99

    Falcon Pocket Guides are full-color, visually appealing, on-the-go guides for identifying plants and animals and learning about nature. more...