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The Hungry Ocean
The Hungry Ocean
by Linda Greenlaw
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK! Known to millions of readers of The Perfect Storm as the captain of the Hannah Boden, sister ship to the Andrea Gail, Linda Greenlaw is also known as one of the best sea captains on the East... (read more)

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The Sea Around Us
The Sea Around Us
by Rachel Carson
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Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on The New... (read more)

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Closer to the Great Whales
Closer to the Great Whales
by Peter Trull
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Fascinating color photos let you see whales in their natural habitat. Learn about their behavior, external anatomy, and physical features. Discussed in the text are the Humpback, Minke, Finback, and the rarely seen Right whales, baleen whales that eat by... (read more)

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George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies #3: A Fascination for Fish
George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies #3: A Fascination for Fish
by David C Powell
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"This autobiography is a charming and accurate telling by a modest man whose brilliant career has allowed millions to venture into the sea and feel what Dave feels when he's underwater—without getting wet!"—John E. McCosker, Director Emeritus... (read more)

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Incredible Sharks with Cards
Incredible Sharks with Cards
by Seymour Simon
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Some sharks can bite 300 times harder than a person and can hear prey in the water from 3,000 feet away. Find out more about these impressive hunters, from the tiny pygmy shark to the giant whale shark.... (read more)

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Ocean's End: Travels Through Endangered Seas
Ocean's End: Travels Through Endangered Seas
by Colin Woodard
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The Black Sea is already dead. Because of sea-level rise, an entire nation in the South Pacific, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is being washed away. Throughout the Caribbean Sea, vast stretches of coral reef-called the "rainforests of the ocean... (read more)

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The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals
The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals
by Peter Heller
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For two months, journalist Heller was aboard the pirate ship the "Farley Mowat" as it stalked its prey--a Japanese whaling fleet. Now, Heller chronicles this hair-raising journey, whose mission was to stop illegal whaling in the stormy, remote seas off... (read more)

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Against the Tide: The Fate of the New England Fisherman
Against the Tide: The Fate of the New England Fisherman
by Richard Adams Carey
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With its spectacular beaches and charming towns, Cape Cod is known around the world as a vacation spot and a summer retreat for the well-to-do. But there is another Cape Cod, a hidden, hardscrabble, year-round world whose hunter-gatherer economy dates... (read more)

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The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier
The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier
by Colin Woodard
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A fascinating look at the octopus through its life, death, robotic replicas, and delicious dinners and#160; We eat, study, copy, and idealize the octopus. Yet this strange creature still eludes our understanding. With eight arms, three hearts... (read more)

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Manatees and dugongs
Manatees and dugongs
by John Reynolds
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Manatees and Dugongs fully documents the natural history of Sirenia, the order of aquatic mammals that includes manatees of the Caribbean, West Africa, and the Amazon, as well as the Indo-Pacific dugong.... (read more)

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Dolphins of the World (Worldlife Discovery Guides)
Dolphins of the World (Worldlife Discovery Guides)
by Ben Wilson
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In "Dolphins of the World" Ben Wilson gives an overview of dolphins from the perspective of a biologist whose life has been immersed in theirs. He leads you through a description of the characteristics common to all dolphins, then divides them into three... (read more)

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Big Miracle
Big Miracle
by Tom Rose
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Now a major motion picture starring Drew Barrymore, Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, Tim Blake Nelson, John Krasinski, and Vinessa Shaw—an account of the dramatic rescue of three gray whales trapped under the ice in Alaska in 1988.Set in Cold War-era... (read more)

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Stain Upon the Sea: West Coast Salmon Farming
Stain Upon the Sea: West Coast Salmon Farming
by Stephen Hume
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On the West Coast, few subjects are as controversial as salmon farming. Every week, new studies raise alarming questions about the safety of farmed fish and the risk farms pose to the environment. But federal, provincial and state governments continue to... (read more)

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Community Development Quota Prog Alaska
Community Development Quota Prog Alaska
by National Research Co
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This book reviews the performance and effectiveness of the Community Development Quotas (CDQ) programs that were formed as a result of the Sustainable Fisheries Act of 1996. The CDQ program is a method of allocating access to fisheries to eligible... (read more)

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Humpback Whales (Wildlife Monographs)
Humpback Whales (Wildlife Monographs)
by Kate Westaway
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One of the most fascinating and amazing underwater photography ever.  The author summarizes "I was 20 meters from the calf and his mother.  He nuzzled her and then to my surprise swam straight towards me.  I didn't take my eyes off... (read more)

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Men and Whales
Men and Whales
by Richard Ellis
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In Men and Whales, acclaimed marine writer and artist Richard Ellis presents the powerful, fascinating story of one of our most significant and complex relationships with nature. Tracking whaling from neolithic hunts to the world ban on commercial... (read more)

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The Enchanted Braid: Coming to Terms with Nature on the Coral Reef
The Enchanted Braid: Coming to Terms with Nature on the Coral Reef
by Osha Gray Davidson
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"There is a word for what Darwin and the rest of us have felt when in the presence of the reef: 'awe.' Confronted with the reef, awe is the most appropriate response. It is probably in our nature. It is also, apparently, in our nature to destroy that... (read more)

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Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras of California (California Natural History Guides)
Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras of California (California Natural History Guides)
by David Ebert
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This guide is the only complete reference to the sharks, rays, and chimaeras found in California's waters— from the intertidal zone to 500 miles offshore. Species accounts give information on habitat and range, natural history, interactions with... (read more)

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Coral Reefs: Ecology, Threats, & Conservation (Worldlife Library)
Coral Reefs: Ecology, Threats, & Conservation (Worldlife Library)
by Charles Sheppard
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This top-selling series introduces the wild creatures of the world and examines the natural world. Good general introductions for ages 10+, these volumes contain the knowledge, personal experiences, and research of leading naturalists and scientists... (read more)

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The Eternal Darkness: A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration
The Eternal Darkness: A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration
by Robert D Ballard
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Ballard's perspective on specific events in the history of deep-sea explorations is fresh and exciting. This is an important record of the remarkable progression in technology from extremely primitive underwater diving bells to a multiplicity of manned... (read more)

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