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  • Under the Sea Windby Rachel Carson

    Open Road Media 2011; US$ 14.99

    New York Times Bestseller: Silent Spring author Rachel Carson?s early masterwork brings to life the elegiac, subtle beauty of birds and the sea, blending her natural storytelling ability with clear-eyed science.   In her first book, preeminent nature writer Rachel Carson tells the story of the sea creatures and birds that dwell in and around... more...

  • Ocean Countryby Liz Cunningham; Carl Safina

    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...

  • 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...

  • The American Seaby Rezneat Milton Darnell

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    For more than a decade, Rezneat Darnell worked on this major synthesis of what is known about the Gulf of Mexico. His goal: to bring a deeper understanding of ?the American Sea? to students, scientists, managers, and educated citizens of the public at large. The American Sea builds on Darnell?s own research, the research of his graduate students,... 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...

  • Biodiversity of the Southern Oceanby Bruno David; Thomas Saucède

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 65.00

    The Southern Ocean surrounding the Antarctic continent is vast, in particular, its history, its isolation, and climate, making it a unique "laboratory case" for experimental evolution, adaptation and ecology. Its evolutionary history of adaptation provide a wealth of information on the functioning of the biosphere and its potential. The Southern... more...

  • Ocean Conservation and Managementby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2016; US$ 17.99

    What are the human impacts on Australia’s fragile ocean ecology and marine habitats? Which species are most at risk? How is Australia conserving its rich marine environment, including the unique Great Barrier Reef? This book presents the latest information on Australia’s ocean conservation and management approaches, fisheries and seafood... more...

  • The Gulf Streamby Stan Ulanski

    The University of North Carolina Press 2008; US$ 18.99

    Coursing through the Atlantic Ocean is a powerful current with a force 300 times that of the mighty Amazon. Ulanski explores the fascinating science and history of this sea highway known as the Gulf Stream, a watery wilderness that stretches from the Caribbean to the North Atlantic. Spanning both distance and time, Ulanski's investigation reveals how... more...

  • The Battle for North Carolina's Coastby Stanley R. Riggs; Dorothea V. Ames; Stephen J. Culver; David J. Mallinson

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    The North Carolina barrier islands, a 325-mile-long string of narrow sand islands that forms the coast of North Carolina, are one of the most beloved areas to live and visit in the United States. However, extensive barrier island segments and their associated wetlands are in jeopardy. In The Battle for North Carolina's Coast , four experts on coastal... more...

  • Gulf Stream Chroniclesby David S. Lee; Leo Schleicher; J. Christopher Haney

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    Off the shore of Hatteras Island, where the inner edge of the Gulf Stream flows northward over the outer continental shelf, the marine life is unlike that of any other area in the Atlantic. Here the powerful ocean river helps foster an extraordinarily rich diversity of life, including Sargassum mats concealing strange creatures and exotic sea beans,... more...