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- North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 16.95
Ocean Country is an adventure story, a call to action, and a poetic meditation on the state of the seas. But most importantly it is the story of finding true hope in the midst of one of the greatest crises to face humankind, the rapidly degrading state of our environment. After a near-drowning accident in which she was temporarily paralyzed, Liz... more...
- DK Publishing 2003; US$ 18.95
Although our oceans are some of the most beautiful and diverse environments in the world, most people know very little about the ocean's ecology or just how much humans depend on the oceans for survival. The Complete Idiot's Guide' to the Oceans will be a marine-lover's reference for mapping the world's oceans and their exploration. Authors... 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
Get ready for a global journey like none other-a passionate enthusiast's exploration of waves that begins with a massive surfable cloud and ends with the majestic Pacific ocean, making side trips along the way to reveal the ups and downs of brain waves, radio waves, infrared waves, microwaves, shock waves, light waves, and much more. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 5.99
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...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
It was a desperate mission that made front-page headlines and captured the attention of millions of readers around the world. In January 1998, in the dead of an Alaskan winter, a cataclysmic Arctic storm with hurricane-force winds and towering seas forced five fishermen to abandon their vessel in the Gulf of Alaska and left them adrift in thirty-eight-degree... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 20.99
Carl Safina , author of The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World , Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur , Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival , Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World's Coasts and Beneath the Seas , and founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, was named by... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 15.98
We have a special relationship with the sea. It is the single most powerful driver of our economy, our lifestyle and our politics. It affects what we eat, how we use the land, how we relate to our neighbours, how we travel, even the thickness of our coats. Yet we go on treating it, with childlike faith and unreason, as if we imagine it to be infinitely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00
The world's coastlines represent a myriad of dynamic and constantly changing environments. Heavily settled and intensely used areas, they are of enormous importance to humans and understanding how they are shaped and change is crucial to our future. Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphologybegins by discussing coastal systems and shows how... more...