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- NewSouth 2012; US$ 20.99
This book answers all of those questions and more. Between them, authors Andy Short and Brad Farmer have visited every one of Australias 11,761 mainland beaches, making them uniquely qualified to tell us which are the ones we have to see before we die. This superbly illustrated and thoroughly researched book will make you want to start the journey... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2012; US$ 31.99
Written by a marine scientist and a surfing activist, this superbly illustrated and thoroughly researched book will encourage visitors and natives alike to explore the Australian coast. Which Australian beach is made entirely of shells? Which beach has the biggest waves? Where is the world?s biggest sand dune? Where do loggerhead turtles come to... more...
- Atria Books 2015; US$ 26.00
438 Days is the miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history?as told to journalist Jonathan Franklin in dozens of exclusive interviews. On November 17, 2012, Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two-day fishing trip. A vicious storm killed his engine and the current dragged... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00
Between 1949 and 1955, the State Department pushed for an international fisheries policy grounded in maximum sustainable yield (MSY). The concept is based on a confidence that scientists can predict, theoretically, the largest catch that can be taken from a species? stock over an indefinite period. And while it was modified in 1996 with passage of... 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...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834?1919) was renowned as one of the foremost early exponents of Darwinism. His work was credited with having caused the acceptance of Darwinism in Europe, and his popular studies ? preaching the continuity of all life, organic and inorganic, from prehistoric time to the present ? converted tens of thousands of readers all... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
From Antiquity to modern times, the Atlantic has been the subject of myths and legends. The Atlantic by Paul Butel offers a global history of the ocean encompassing the exploits of adventurers, Vikings, explorers such as Christopher Columbus, emigrants, fishermen, and modern traders. The book also highlights the importance of the growth of ports... more...
- Greystone Books 2011; US$ 31.95
The North Atlantic coast of North America—commonly known as the Atlantic Coast—extends from Newfoundland and Labrador through the Maritime Provinces and the Northeastern United States south to Cape Hatteras. This North Atlantic region belongs to the sea. The maritime influence on climate, flora, and fauna is dominant — even far inland. Both on land... more...