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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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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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Minke Whales (Worldlife Library)
Minke Whales (Worldlife Library)
by Rus Hoelzel
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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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Sea Otters
Sea Otters
by John A. Love
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A detailed introduction to the behavior, history, conservation efforts and future threats that endanger one of the sea's best-loved animals - the sea otter.... (read more)

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Seashells of North Carolina
Seashells of North Carolina
by Hugh J Porter
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262 black-and-white and 30 color photographs help identify over 260... (read more)

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The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen & Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean (P.S.)
The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen & Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean (P.S.)
by Trevor Corson
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In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning... (read more)

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Seashells: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist Guides)
Seashells: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist Guides)
by James Kavanagh
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Seashells is a pocket-sized folding guide for the casual beachcomber. It highlights the most familiar shells and beach drift found on North American coasts. The back-panel map features the marine eco-regions and top seashell-finding locations. Laminated... (read more)

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Dolphins and Whales: White Star Guides Underwater World
Dolphins and Whales: White Star Guides Underwater World
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After being hunted nearly to the point of extinction, the cetaceans have now become a symbol of the need for marine conservation. Today, dolphins and whales are featured in numerous books and television documentaries, which has allowed people to connect... (read more)

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Discovering Dolphins (Discovering)
Discovering Dolphins (Discovering)
by Doug Nowacek
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Few animals on the planet create such feelings of excitement and curiosity as Dolphins.  Maybe it is because they are so playful and intelligent, or because they allow us an occasional glimpse of life in the oceans. Discover the fascinating world of... (read more)

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Planet Ocean: Photo Stories from the 'Defending Our Oceans' Voyage
Planet Ocean: Photo Stories from the 'Defending Our Oceans' Voyage
by Sara Holden
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“How inappropriate to call this planet Earth, when clearly it is Ocean.”—Arthur C. Clarke  Three-quarters of the planet is ocean, 80 percent of all life lives here, and every second breath of air each of us takes is provided by... (read more)

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Killers of the Seas: The Dangerous Creatures That Threaten Man in an Alien Environment
Killers of the Seas: The Dangerous Creatures That Threaten Man in an Alien Environment
by Edward R Ricciuti
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Killers of the Seas is a rousing, scientifically sound survey of all the sea creatures that instill dread in the hearts of humans. Edward Ricciuti, a science writer with a passion for scuba diving and oceanographic expeditions, has swum eye-to-eye with a... (read more)

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50 Ways to Save the Ocean
50 Ways to Save the Ocean
by David Helvarg
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50 Ways to Save the Ocean addresses how we can both continue to enjoy and appreciate the ocean, yet also partake in actions that protect and conserve this vital resource. Personal, and sometimes whimsical, 50 Ways to Save the Ocean addresses daily... (read more)

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Shark Trouble
Shark Trouble
by Peter Benchley
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Master storyteller Peter Benchley combines high adventure with practical information in Shark Trouble, a book that is at once a thriller and a valuable guide to being safe in, on, under, and around the sea. The bestselling author of Jaws, The Deep, and... (read more)

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Fishes : Guide To Fresh- and Salt-water Species (87 Edition)
Fishes : Guide To Fresh- and Salt-water Species (87 Edition)
by Herbert S. Zim
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Full-color illustrations of 278 of the most common fresh- and salt-water fishes accompany clear and concise descriptions that tell: -Where different fishes live and what they eat -Their sizes, shapes, and other identifying features -Their intriguing-and... (read more)

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Dolphins
Dolphins
by Chris Catton
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An informative account of dolphins from all over the world, from the bottlenose to the rarely-seen Amazon river dolphin to the orca, or killer whale, which also belongs to the dolphin family. Covers dolphin intelligence, society, habits, distribution,... (read more)

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Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss
Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss
by Brad Matsen
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In Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss, Brad Matsen brings to vivid life the famous deep-sea expeditions of Otis Barton and William Beebe. At a time when no one had traveled deeper than a few hundred feet, they took the world to a half mile down... (read more)

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Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
by Paul Harrison
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Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises combines a highly informative text with spectacular full-color illustrations to provide one of the most comprehensive, balanced, and attractive surveys of these majestic creatures ever published.... (read more)

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Portrait of the Gulf Stream: In Praise of Currents (Armchair Traveler)
Portrait of the Gulf Stream: In Praise of Currents (Armchair Traveler)
by Erik Orsenna
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I am not a scientist, confesses Erik Orsenna, I am a rover. A rover with a special weakness for the sort of trivial questions that leave not only parents but even experts fumbling around for an answer: Why is the night dark? Why does water wet? ... And... (read more)

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Blue Frontier: Saving America's Living Seas
Blue Frontier: Saving America's Living Seas
by David Helvarg
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A fascinating account of America's oceans and ocean politics, Blue Frontier explores the impact of history, commerce, and policy on marine life -- and by extension all life on earth. From the legacy of navy-funded research and development since World War... (read more)

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Sierra Club Handbook of Seals & Sirenians
Sierra Club Handbook of Seals & Sirenians
by Randall Reeves
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A concise introduction and/or field guide to 42 marine mammal species (some heartbreakingly close to extinction), including the pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, and walruses), sirenians (manatees, dugongs, and sea cows), otters, and the polar bear... (read more)

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