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  • Shark Assaultby Peter Jennings; Nicole Moore

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 8.99

    One of the most dreadful experiences humans fear is a shark attack. This horrifying agony is exactly what happened to Nicole Moore. Surviving gruesome misery, including the amputation of her left arm and attempts to rebuild her disfigured leg, she fought on to become a source of inspiration for those facing seemingly insurmountable challenges. more...

  • Concise Coastal Bird Guideby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 5.99

    This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the coastal birds of Britain and the near Continent. It covers more than 170 species, which are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks that show - where relevant - variations in plumage, for example for male, female and juvenile birds, and breeding and non-breeding birds.... more...

  • Facts at Your Fingertipsby Tim Harris

    Brown Bear Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.40

    Fish are under threat in many parts of the world. Some face the destruction of their habitats; others are the victims of relentless hunting; and still more have been affected by the trade in exotic pets. This book examines the pressures faced by a selection of high-profile species and looks at the measures people are taking to help them. After all,... more...

  • Seashore (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 94)by Peter J. Hayward

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 46.87

    A comprehensive, authoritative account of the natural history of the seashore, from earliest times to the present day. This edition is exclusive to more...

  • Listening to Whalesby Alexandra Morton

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    In Listening to Whales , Alexandra Morton shares spellbinding stories about her career in whale and dolphin research and what she has learned from and about these magnificent mammals. In the late 1970s, while working at Marineland in California, Alexandra pioneered the recording of orca sounds by dropping a hydrophone into the tank of two killer whales.... more...

  • Reef Madnessby David Dobbs

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00

    Explores the century-long controversy over the orgins of coral reefs, a debate that split the world of nineteenth-century science, looking at the diverse roles of Louis Agassiz, his son Alexander, and Charles Darwin and reflecting on how the search for the truth shed new light on the formation of Earth and its natural wonders. more...

  • Sharkby David Owen

    Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 14.63

    From the truly scary to the completely harmless here's everything you need to know about the sophisticated guardians of our oceans. more...

  • Shrimp Cultureby PingSun Leung; Carole R. Engle

    Wiley 2008; US$ 279.00 US$ 241.80

    Published in Cooperation with THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY Shrimp is the most important commodity, by value, in the international seafood trade. The shrimp industry has grown exponentially in the last decades, and growth is expected to continue for years to come. For future success in the shrimp industry, shrimp farmers and aquaculture scientists... more...

  • The Secret Life of Sharksby A. Peter Klimley

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 20.95

    Marine biologist Pete Klimley swims with the sharks. He was one of the first scientists to free-dive among sharks, and he has spent nearly thirty years studying shark behavior, sometimes swimming in schools of several hundred sharks. From his firsthand observations he has learned that sharks are not the vicious man-eaters that we imagine, but fascinating... more...

  • Eelsby James Prosek

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    ?This is a delightful work with the urgency of a good detective story.? ?Thomas McGuane ?I loved it! A beautiful adventure story of one of the most wide-spread and least-known but ecologically important fish.? ?Bernd Heinrich, author of Summer World Famous for his deeply informed, compulsively readable books on trout, writer-painter James Prosek... more...