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Oceans & Seas

  • 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...

  • Rogue Wavesby Michel Olagnon

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.99

    Rogue waves remain something of a mystery. Long believed to be a myth or an exaggeration, they haven't been the subject of any kind of serious in-depth research - until now. This book makes rigorous marine science accessible to all, exploring the causes and frequency of rogue waves, and the reasons why some waves become killer monsters. With anecdotes,... more...

  • Governing the Coastal Commonsby Derek Armitage; Anthony Charles; Fikret Berkes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities are adapting to environmental change, and the attributes... 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...

  • Environment, Labour and Capitalism at seaby Penny McCall Howard

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 110.00

    This book combines phenomenology and political economy to offer new approaches for analyses of human-environment relations and technologies. It contributes to the social studies of fisheries through an analysis of how fishing practices and social relations are shaped by political economy. 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...

  • North Carolina's Barrier Islandsby David Blevins

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    In this stunning book, nature photographer and ecologist David Blevins offers an inspiring visual journey to North Carolina's barrier islands as you have never seen them before. These islands are unique and ever-changing places with epic origins, surprising plants and animals, and an uncertain future. From snow geese midflight to breathtaking vistas... more...

  • Les Epines de Roseby Valérie Satin

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 6.99

    Quand une vieille dame au crépuscule de son existence livre ses secrets, c'est la vie des habitants d'une île entière qui se voit chamboulée... Éléonore a besoin de se reposer et de changer d’horizon. Depuis la mort brutale de son mari, elle a triplé son rythme de travail pour ne pas sombrer et pour oublier. Inquiets, ses amis la pressent de s’accorder... more...

  • Forgotten Songs and Stories of the Seaby Caroline Rochford

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 13.93

    Stirring tales of heroism at sea have been ingrained in the annals of maritime history since time immemorial. Christopher Columbus’s discovery of the New World, Queen Elizabeth I’s defeat of the Spanish Armada, and Horatio Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar are just some of Britain’s most memorable naval triumphs. But what about the lesser-known tales from... more...

  • Spindriftby Peter Reason

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 23.95

    This is the story of a sailing odyssey, but also of an inward journey into deep truths about who we are and how we belong in the universal scheme. A meditation on sailing and life, it is a hugely enjoyable and thought-provoking book for landlubbers, sailors, philosophers and naturalists alike.Mostly sailing alone, Peter Reason invites us to share in... more...