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  • Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areasby Peter Mackelworth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The marine environment does not naturally respect arbitrary international boundaries. The establishment and management of transboundary marine protected areas therefore presents major governance challenges. This book analyses a series of marine transboundary conservation initiatives embedded in varying contextual situations to examine the underlying... more...

  • Green Guide to Seashore Life Of Britain And Europeby Bob Gibbons; Denys Ovenden; Melanie Perkins

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Bloomsbury Green Guides are portable handbooks to the most commonly found species in Britain and Europe. Our coastlines are home to a wide range of animals and plants, some that are iconic sights on beaches and others that we only see when we look more closely. The Green Guide to Seashore Life makes identifying them easy for beginners and amateur... more...

  • Junk Raftby Marcus Eriksen

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 26.95

    An exciting account of an activist scientist’s unorthodox fight in the growing movement against plastic marine pollution and of his expedition across the Pacific on a home-made “junk raft” News media brought the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”—the famous swirling gyre of plastic pollution in the ocean—into the public consciousness. But when Marcus... more...

  • Two Oceansby George Branch; Charles Griffiths; Margo Branch; Lynnath Beckley

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2017; US$ 24.00

    For over two decades Two Oceans has been the pre-eminent book to which scientists, students, divers and beachcombers turn to identify and learn about marine life, from sponges to whales and seaweeds to dune forests. In this exuberantly colourful, fully revised fourth edition, over 2 000 species are now covered, names and other details have been updated... more...

  • Handbook on the Economics and Management of Sustainable Oceansby Paulo A.L.D. Nunes; Lisa E. Svensson; Anil Markandya

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 60.00

    The trans-disciplinary thematic areas of oceans management and policy require stocktaking of the state of knowledge on ecosystem services being derived from coastal and marine areas. Recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially Goals 14 and 15 explicitly focus on this. This Handbook brings together a carefully chosen set of world-class... more...

  • Return of the Sea Otterby Todd McLeish

    Sasquatch Books 2018; US$ 9.99

    A science journalist's journey along the Pacific Coast from California to Alaska to track the status, health, habits, personality, and viability of sea otters--the appealing species unique to this coastline that was hunted to near extinction in the 18th and 19th centuries. These adorable, furry marine mammals--often seen floating on their backs... more...

  • Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economyby Peter B. Myles

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Over the last decade the concept of clustering has become a central idea for analyzing the competitiveness of nations, industries and firms. This book shows how the cluster concept can be usefully applied to the study of maritime activities.  Such activities, including shipping, shipbuilding and port and maritime services, are clearly geographically... more...

  • Surfing: A Beginner's Guideby Alf Alderson

    Fernhurst Books 2008; US$ 17.03

    Learn where to surf, when to surf, and how to surf safely. Discover the foundations such as choosing the correct equipment, essential to make any progress as a beginner; pre-surf preparation, including tips and advice on getting fit; and your first surfer steps on the beach and in the ocean. All of this leads you to catching your first wave and inevitably... more...

  • The Seaward Margin of the Belize Barrier and Atoll Reefs (Special Publication 3 of the IAS)by Noel P. James; Robert N. Ginsburg

    Wiley 2009; US$ 90.95 US$ 81.86

    This first IAS Special Publication contains the oral presentations from a special symposium on pelagic sediments held in Zurich in 1973. The aim of the symposium was to bring together sea-borne researchers involved with the Deep Sea Drilling Project and land-locked researchers studying ancient sediments. If you are a member of the International... more...

  • Holding Back the Seaby Christopher Hallowell

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    Katrina's arrival on the Gulf Coast was a long time in coming. But it was assured. Since 1965, when Hurricane Betsy struck New Orleans, breached a levee, and flooded part of the city, everyone was waiting and talking about when the Big One would strike and do even more damage. Katrina was that hurricane, predictedand imagined before she struck, but... more...