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Based on the famed French explorers film series, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, these are the definitive guides to Americas 13 National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments. Each installment conducts a grand adventure through each of the four regions of the National Marine Sanctuary system, combining engaging descriptions, stunning photography, and behind-the-scenes stories from the Ocean Futures Society expedition team. Intelligent inquiries into the health of the worlds oceans are provided along with an overview of several incredible underwater treasures. Conveying the beauty of the ocean and the specific measures being put into effect to preserve it, this inspirational collection also features detailed, practical information for planning visits to the sanctuaries.
Included in this volume are the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and Papahanaumokuakea National Marine Sanctuary.
About the Author
Jean-Michel Cousteau is a recipient of an Emmy Award, the Peabody Award, the 7 dOr, and the Cable Ace Award. He has produced more than 80 films and is the executive producer of the TV show Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. He is a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. He lives in Santa Barbara, California. Sylvia Earle is an explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society, the leader of the Sustainable Seas Expeditions, and the chair of the Google Earth advisory council for the ocean. She is a charter member of the Ocean Futures Society Advisory Board and the former chief scientist of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association. She is a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. She lives in Oakland, California. Maia McGuire is the Sea Grant Extension Agent for the University of Florida. She is a member of the Florida Marine Science Education Association and the National Marine Educators Association. She lives in St. Augustine, Florida.
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