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- Springer 2011; US$ 209.00
This text focuses on the management of marine environments and presents new technologies that aid our observation of the marine environment. It is based on the material presented at a conference organized by the Centre d'Oceanologie of Marseille, held in 2008. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 9.95
De una de las nadadoras profesionales m á s destacadas del mundo nos llega este maravilloso relato, sobre el poder de la fe que supera todos los obst á culos En Grayson , Lynne Cox narra la historia de un milagroso e inolvidable encuentro que vivió en el mar a los diecisiete años. En una madrugada serena pero cargada de energía, Lynne nadaba en aguas... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
To Touch a Wild Dolphin is the first intimate account of dolphin life in the wild. In 1982 Rachel Smolker traveled to Monkey Mia, a remote beach on the west coast of Australia where wild dolphins regularly interact with humans. Over the next fifteen years, Smolker and a team of fellow scientists were able to explore the lives of dolphins as they... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
Seven-Tenths is James Hamilton-Paterson's classic exploration of the sea. A beautifully-written blend of literature and science, it is here brought back into print in a revised and updated edition which includes the acclaimed essay Sea Burial . more...
- Scribner 2008; Not Available
A vivid, unforgettable account of the danger, pain, and joy of working on a salmon fishing boat and living in a small village on the farthest edge of Alaska Set in the tiny Native village of Egegik on the shores of Alaska's Bristol Bay, Bill Carter's Red Summer is the thrilling story of one man's journey from novice to seasoned fisherman over... more...
- Wilderness Press 2011; US$ 17.95
Most people who visit tidepools for the first time walk through the area oblivious to the richness of life thriving among the rocks. Yet with this book as a guide, by the time they leave, they will be tiptoeing to avoid trampling the fragile plants and animals they discovered during their visit. Tidepools: Southern California will sharpen wanderers?... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 19.95
Other than that it tastes delicious with butter, what do you know about the knobbily-armoured, scarlet creature staring back at you from your fancy dinner plate? From ocean to stock pot, there are two sides to every animal story. For instance, since there are species of lobsters without claws, how exactly do you define a lobster? And how did a pauper’s... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 29.00
The mysterious world beneath the ocean’s surface and its inhabitants have captivated humanity for centuries—the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, and ancient Chinese all kept fish in their homes to observe and admire. But it was not until the nineteenth-century invention of the aquarium that the deep was truly domesticated, offering the curious... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2012; US$ 14.54
In October 1988 an Inuit hunter saw three grey whales trapped in the frozen Arctic ocean near Barrow, an isolated Alaskan outpost. They were working together to keep their blow hole open, the two adolescents caring for the weaker baby. It was a poignant sight. Filmed by a local television reporter, this tiny regional news story snowballed into a global... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2010; US$ 10.19
The Atlantic salmon is an extraordinary and mysterious fish. In To Sea and Back , Richard Shelton combines memoir and deep scientific knowledge to reveal, from the salmon's point of view, both the riverine and marine worlds in which it lives. He explores this iconic fish's journey to reach its feeding grounds in the northern oceans before making... more...