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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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99
Sea Fishes of the Mediterranean reveals the fascinating wealth of sea life found in this diverse but little-documented region. This compact and easy-to-use guide, illustrated with many specially-commissioned colour photographs taken in a number of unique and exotic locations, is an essential companion for anyone interested in the marine life of the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 79.95
Aquatic Functional Biodiversity: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective provides a general conceptual framework by some of the most prominent investigators in the field for how to link eco-evolutionary approaches with functional diversity to understand and conserve the provisioning of ecosystem services in aquatic systems. Rather than producing... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Gregory O?Brien is an award-winning writer, a painter, a literary critic, and an art curator. He is the author of several books, including Beauties of the Octagonal Pool , A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy , and Welcome to the South Seas and Back and Beyond . more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The Tragedy of the Commodity explores the role of human agency in the overfishing crisis, highlighting the social and economic forces behind this looming ecological problem. In a critique of the classic theory ?the tragedy of the commons? by ecologist Garrett Hardin, the authors argue that it is the commodification of aquatic resources that leads... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00
Aquatic Ecotoxicology: Advancing Tools for Dealing with Emerging Risks presents a thorough look at recent advances in aquatic ecotoxicology and their application in assessing the risk of well-known and emerging environmental contaminants. This essential reference, brought together by leading experts in the field, guides users through existing... more...
- 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...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "On contemple la mer plutôt qu'on ne l'admire. Admirer, c'est contempler avec réflexion. Mais qu'il est difficile de réfléchir avant la mer ! La grandeur du spectacle absorbe, étourdi. On suit machinalement des yeux la vague qui s'élance vers le rivage où erre sur la surface mobile et diaprée de mille teintes, sans se rendre compte de ce... more...