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- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 16.95
The Sea, from its shimmering surface to its sunless depths, teems with life. Its watery world is not our world, but Life in the Pacific Ocean , with its vivd photographs and engaging text, gives us a glimpse into the secrets beneath the surface of the ocean. How do barnacles have sex? Why are sea stars the most feared predators of the intertidal... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99
When, as a young man in the 1880s, Benjamin Lundy signed up for duty aboard a square-rigged commercial sailing vessel, he began a journey more exciting, and more terrifying, than he could have ever imagined: a treacherous, white-knuckle passage around that notorious "graveyard of ships," Cape Horn. A century later, Derek Lundy, author of the bestselling... more...
- Spinifex Press 2014; US$ 14.95
The Great Barrier Reef lies off the coast of Queensland: 2000 kilometres of spectacular coral reefs, sand cays and islands, Australia?s most precious marine possession. Teeming with life, it covers 350,000 square kilometres. In the late 1960s the Reef was threatened with limestone mining and oil drilling. A small group of dedicated conservationists... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
The worst storm in history seen from the wheelhouse of a doomed fishing trawler; a mesmerisingly vivid account of a natural hell from a perspective that offers no escape. more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2012; US$ 13.63
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...
- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 21.00
A riveting and rollicking tour-de-force about the terrifying power of nature's most deadly phenomena ? colossal waves ? and the scientists and super surfers who are obsessed with them. The New York Times bestselling author of The Devil's Teeth probes the dramatic convergence of baffling gargantuan waves that pummel oil rigs and sink massive ships,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 49.95
The Ecology of the Indonesian Seas distills for the first time the information found in thousands of scholarly works relevant to an understanding of the sustainable use of marine and coastal resources in these islands?many of them available up to now only in Dutch, German or Indonesian. It is an invaluable tool for government planners, resource... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 49.95
The Ecology of the Indonesian Seas distills for the first time the information found in thousands of scholarly works relevant to an understanding of the sustainable use of marine and coastal resources in these islands—many of them available up to now only in Dutch, German or Indonesian. It is an invaluable tool for government planners, resource... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.96
This is the beautifully told tale of Norton's growing love of the sea, from family holidays in Whitley Bay as a boy, to his first over zealous attempts at diving. All that we know and love of the British seaside weaves throughout this funny, nostalgic and richly told memoir. Fortune telling gypsies found on crumbling promenades, lighthouses... more...