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Diving Physiology of Marine Mammals and Seabirds

by Paul J. Ponganis

<p>Analysing the physiological adaptations of marine mammals and seabirds, this book provides a comprehensive overview of what allows these species to overcome the challenges of diving to depth on a single breath of air. Through comparative ...

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Dreams of the Turtle King: Poems Inspired by South Florida Beaches

by Denise Bossarte

<p data-version="1.1">You can find so much more than just sand on the beach.</p> <p><em>You can find people, animals, interesting and unusual objects, and occasionally, deep thoughts!</em></p> <p/> <p>In this collection of free verse poems, ...

ISBN: 9781492841944

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Early Reader Non Fiction: The Deep Dark Sea

by Tony De Saulles

ISBN: 9781444015485

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Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea

Working the Ground' in Scotland

by Penny McCall Howard

<p>This book explores how fishers make the sea productive through their labour, using technologies ranging from wooden boats to digital GPS plotters to create familiar places in a seemingly hostile environment. It shows how their lives are ...

ISBN: 9781526114570

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Fertility from the Ocean Deep

Nature's Perfect Nutrient Blend for the Farm

by Charles Walters

<p>With the recent republication of Dr. Maynard Murray's&nbsp;Sea Energy Agriculture,&nbsp;readers rediscovered the forgotten legacy of an eco-ag pioneer. Murray's idea — that ocean water contains a concentrated, perfect balance of trace ...

ISBN: 9781601730619

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First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales and Dolphins of Southern Africa

by Sean Fraser

<p>First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales and Dolphins of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the sea creatures of the region. With the help of full-colour photographs or illustrations, distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the ...

ISBN: 9781775843870

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Food Power from the Sea

The Seaweed Story

by Lee Fryer & Dick Simmons

<p>Subtitled&nbsp;The Seaweed Story, this book by one of the great minds of eco-agriculture explains how we can produce our food by using seaweed and fish-based inputs rather than wasteful and unsustainable chemical fertilizers. Fryer and ...

ISBN: 9781601731012

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Forgotten Songs and Stories of the Sea

A Treasury of Voices from our Maritime Past

by Caroline Rochford

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 ...

ISBN: 9781473878679

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Full Fathom Five

Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy

by Gordon Chaplin

<p><strong> Not since Jacques Cousteau has anyone brought us the sense of the ocean as our home . . . Far more than a science book.” -<em>San Francisco Book Review</em></strong></p> <p>Gordon Chaplin’s father was a seemingly happy-go-lucky, ...

ISBN: 9781628727777

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Geology of the Atlantic Ocean

by John W. Dawson

<p>The Atlantic is also relatively deeper and less cumbered with islands than the Pacific, which has the higher ridges near its shores, constituting what some visitors to the Pacific coast of America have not inaptly called the &quot;back of the

ISBN: 9782366592962

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Geology of the Florida Keys

by Eugene A. Shinn & Barbara H. Lidz

<p>&quot;A joy to read from two of the most prominent geologists who have worked for the better part of their careers in the Florida Keys. Places important environmental focus on modern-day issues facing the island ecosystems, the health of ...

ISBN: 9780813063294

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Georgetown's North Island

A History

by Robert McAlister

<p>North Island has always been the beacon from the sea leading toward Georgetown, South Carolina. It was an island of exploration for the Spanish in 1526 and the first landing place of Lafayette, France's hero of the American Revolution, in ...

ISBN: 9781625855725

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Governing the Coastal Commons

Communities, Resilience and Transformation

by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles & Fikret Berkes

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781317421276

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Green Guide Seashells and Other Marine

by Nigel Marsh

This new title in New Holland’s award-winning Green Guides series investigates the ever-popular subject of Australia’s seashells and other marine molluscs, including squid, cuttlefish, octopus and ridiculously colourful nudibranchs. The ...

ISBN: 9781921517990

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Green Guide to Seashore Life Of Britain And Europe

by Bob Gibbons

<p><strong>Bloomsbury Green Guides are portable handbooks to the most commonly found species in Britain and Europe.</strong></p> <p>Our coastlines are home to a wide range of animals and plants, some that are iconic sights on beaches and others

ISBN: 9781472927187

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How to Read a North Carolina Beach

Bubble Holes, Barking Sands, and Rippled Runnels

by Orrin H. Pilkey, Tracy Monegan Rice & William J. Neal

<p>Take a walk on the beach with three coastal experts who reveal the secrets and the science of the North Carolina shoreline. What makes sea foam? What are those tiny sand volcanoes along the waterline? You'll find the answers to these ...

ISBN: 9781469619675

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How To Read Water

Clues & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea

by Tristan Gooley

<p><strong>**From the bestselling author of THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS and THE NATURAL EXPLORER**</strong></p> <p><strong>A must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world, ...

ISBN: 9781473615212

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Imperiled Ocean: Human Stories from a Changing Sea

by Laura Trethewey

<p><strong>An exploration of the earth's last wild frontier, filled with high-stakes stories that explores a vast territory undergoing tremendous change and the people and places facing an uncertain future.</strong></p> <p>** **</p> <p>On a ...

ISBN: 9781643132778

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Junk Raft

An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution

by Marcus Eriksen

<p><strong>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”</strong></p> <p>News media brought the ...

ISBN: 9780807056417

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Let's Explore the Deep Blue Sea

Oceanography for Kids

by Baby Professor

Before you begin to explore the outer space, it is important that you not be an alien to your own planet first. This picture book will take you to the amazing depths of the big, blue sea. Here, you will learn to identify marine creatures. The ...

ISBN: 9781682808382

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