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- HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 69.93
Shallow Seas are the most biologically rich and productive areas of the world ocean. This latest New Naturalist volume provides a natural history of this environment and its biological communities. more...
- Regan Arts. 2016; Not Available
A book that reveals the wondrous marine creatures deep in the heart of the endangered oceans that cover most of our planet. With the oceans covering over 70 percent of the Earth?s surface, our planet can be called a marine planet. Beneath the waves are millions of remarkable creatures?beautiful big whales, dangerous jellyfish, legions of phytoplankton?but... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 17.00
Freshwater life ? the first illustrated field guide of its kind for the wider southern African region ? describes a vast range of plant and animal groups in a single volume. A ground-breaking concept that encompasses diverse groups from the large and conspicuous vertebrates to the diverse microscopic taxa, the book facilitates identification and describes... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 14.95
Two-thirds of our planet lies out of sight of land, just offshore beyond the horizon. What wildlife might you see out there? This handy guide, designed for quick use on day trips off the East Coast, helps you put a name to what you find, from whales and dolphins to shearwaters, turtles, and even flying fish. Carefully crafted color plates show species... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
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...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "La monstruosité de grandeur est chose relative : Dame fourmi trouva le ciron trop petit Se croyant pour elle un colosse. Le rat est plus grand, comparé à la fourmi, que la baleine comparée à l'homme. On doit donc regarder comme d'une taille monstrueuse, non seulement les animaux qui nous semblent énormes, mais encore ceux dont les dimensions... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
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...
- Basic Books 2008; US$ 18.00
David Rothenberg is Professor of Philosophy and Music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the author of books including Why Birds Sing . His articles have appeared in Parabola , The Nation , Wired , Dwell , and Sierra . He lives in Cold Spring, New York. 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003; US$ 18.99
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...