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- Springer 2008; US$ 299.00
Presents a comprehensive overview that covers the ecological diversity of Baltic coastal ecosystems. This title provides an introduction to the Baltic Sea as an ecosystem that is followed by detailed descriptions of the characteristics of coastal ecosystems. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
The state of the Northeast Atlantic fisheries in recent years has highlighted implementation as the Achilles heel of modern fisheries management: discards, unreported or misreported landings are in many cases recognised to effectively subvert sound conservation goals. Implementation is thus a key factor in avoiding fisheries crises. While social science... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 319.00
Offers an assessment of the health of Antarctica's and seals. It covers chapters including 'Wildlife Disease' that consists of reviews, case studies and health assessments; and "External Factors" that covers the environmental, administrative and legal aspects. It is suitable for veterinary and biological scientists. more...
- Basic Books 2008; US$ 18.00
In Thousand Mile Song , musician and philosopher David Rothenberg uses the enigma of whale sounds to explore whether we can truly understand nonhuman minds. Interviewing scholars around the world as they attempt to decipher underwater music, Rothenberg tells the story of scientists and artists confronting an unknown as vast as the ocean. Along the... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
A unique blend of natural history and crime drama, Shell Games by Craig Welch is a riveting tale of rogues, scoundrels, and the hunt for nature?s bounty in the tradition of The Orchid Thief. A stranger-than-fiction true story centered around a larger-than-life character who pursued a larger-than-life clam?the Geoduck?and then led wildlife police... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 279.00
This book covers in one volume materials scattered in hundreds of research articles, in most cases focusing on specialized aspects of coral biology. In addition to the latest developments in coral evolution and physiology, it presents chapters devoted to novel frontiers in coral reef research. These include the molecular biology of corals and their... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003; US$ 17.99
John McPhee's twenty-sixth book is a braid of personal history, natural history, and American history, in descending order of volume. Each spring, American shad-Alosa sapidissima-leave the ocean in hundreds of thousands and run heroic distances upriver to spawn. McPhee--a shad fisherman himself--recounts the shad's cameo role in the lives of George... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 18.99
Bill Buford?s Heat meets Phoebe Damrosch?s Service Included in this unique blend of personal narrative, food miscellany, and history In March of 2009, Erin Byers Murray ditched her pampered city girl lifestyle and convinced the rowdy and mostly male crew at Island Creek Oysters in Duxbury, Massachusetts, to let a completely unprepared,... 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...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
Discover over 320 species of animals and plants found on the seashores and coastal regions of Europe From the Mediterranean's rocky coasts to the North Sea's salt marshes, spot common animal and plant species with this pocket-sized guide. In-situ photographs and no nonsense notes will help you identify them in the field quickly and accurately.... more...