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Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast
Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast
by Eugene N Kozloff
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From Monterey Bay to northern British Columbia, zoologist Eugene Kozloff describes the common plants and animals that inhabit rocky shores, sandy beaches, and quiet bays and estuaries.... (read more)

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Edge of the Sea (55 Edition)
Edge of the Sea (55 Edition)
by Rachel L. Carson
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In her luminous descriptions of intertidal life, Carson shows her remarkable ability to describe the beauties of science and the natural world.... (read more)

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The Raging Sea: The Powerful Account of the Worst Tsunami in U.S. History
The Raging Sea: The Powerful Account of the Worst Tsunami in U.S. History
by Dennis M Powers
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- Will engage readers of The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger and The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough.<BR>- Includes never-before-published photographs<BR>- The author has been featured on The O'Reilly Report, Extra! and Hardcopy and has... (read more)

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Whelks to Whales: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Revised Second Edition
Whelks to Whales: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Revised Second Edition
by Rick M. Harbo
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Newly revised and updated in 2010 with additional photographs and up-to-date names, this full-color field guide to the marine life of coastal British Columbia, Alaska, Washington, Oregon and northern California is perfect for divers, boaters and... (read more)

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Peterson Field Guide Coloring Books: Seashores [With Sticker(s)] (Peterson Field Guide Coloring Books)
Peterson Field Guide Coloring Books: Seashores [With Sticker(s)] (Peterson Field Guide Coloring Books)
by John C. Kricher
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Color your own field guide and make nature come alive. Coloring your own field guide, from the delicate pink of a Roseate Spoonbill to the greenish brown of a Horseshoe Crab, is the most enjoyable way to learn about seashores. Each drawing is accompanied... (read more)

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Pacific Coast (Audubon Guide)
Pacific Coast (Audubon Guide)
by Audubon Society
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A comprehensive field guide, fully illustrated with color photographs, to the birds, plants, fishes, insects, seashore creatures, and other natural wonders of North America's western shores, from Alaska to southern California.... (read more)

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Beach: A Book of Treasures
Beach: A Book of Treasures
by Josie Iselin
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Beloved author Josie Iselin's collaged images of the treasures we live with as reminders of the beachfrom sea glass to driftwood, shells to stonesevoke the timeless elements of sand, ocean, and refreshing sea air. In her writings, Iselin shares thoughts... (read more)

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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashore Creatures (Audubon Society Field Guide)
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashore Creatures (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by Audubon
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Each of the 690 identification pictures is a full-color photograph of a seashore creature. Arrangement by shape and by color makes identification quick and easy. 666 species are covered in full detail.... (read more)

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Beyond the Outer Shores: The Untold Odyssey of Ed Ricketts, the Pioneering Ecologist Who Inspired John Steinbeck and Joseph Campbell
Beyond the Outer Shores: The Untold Odyssey of Ed Ricketts, the Pioneering Ecologist Who Inspired John Steinbeck and Joseph Campbell
by Eric Enno Tamm
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John Steinbeck immortalized Monterey's bohemian spirit in "Cannery Row," but the area's true lifeblood was his best friend and mentor, Ed Ricketts, the subject of this thoughtful and revealing portrait.... (read more)

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Sandcastles Made Simple: Step-By-Step Instructions, Tips, and Tricks for Building Sensational Sand Creations
Sandcastles Made Simple: Step-By-Step Instructions, Tips, and Tricks for Building Sensational Sand Creations
by Lucinda Wierenga
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A renowned sand sculptor puts a permanent end to less-than-perfect beach creations as she provides the ultimate step-by-step guide to building impressive sandcastles. Wierenga shows that with a few simple tools and a basic understanding of sand, building... (read more)

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Sandcastles: Great Projects: From Mermaids to Monuments
Sandcastles: Great Projects: From Mermaids to Monuments
by Patti Mitchell
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Sandcastles is the ultimate guide to the ultimate summer pastime--playing in the sand. Featuring the wonderful photographs of Frankie Frankeny (Snowmen), Sandcastles includes over 30 sand sculptures from the whimsical to the majestic, complete with easy... (read more)

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Stellwagen: The Making and Unmaking of a National Marine Sanctuary
Stellwagen: The Making and Unmaking of a National Marine Sanctuary
by Peter Borrelli
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The Gerry E. Studds Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary is located at the mouth of Massachusetts Bay, only twenty-five miles east of Boston. The area's nutrient-rich waters attract a cornucopia of sea life--which in turn supports both recreational... (read more)

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The Beach Book: Science of the Shore
The Beach Book: Science of the Shore
by Carl Hobbs
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Waves and tides, wind and storms, sea-level rise and shore erosion: these are the forces that shape our beaches, and beach lovers of all stripes can benefit from learning more about how these coastal processes work. With animation and clarity, The Beach... (read more)

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The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist on Remote Caribbean Shores
The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist on Remote Caribbean Shores
by Archie Fairly Carr
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  The Windward Road, published in 1956, made history. When Archie Carr began to rove the Caribbean to write about sea turtles, he saw that their numbers were dwindling. Out of this appeal to save them grew the first ventures in international... (read more)

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University of California Press/Monterey Bay Aquarium Series #2: A Living Bay: The Underwater World of Monterey Bay
University of California Press/Monterey Bay Aquarium Series #2: A Living Bay: The Underwater World of Monterey Bay
by Lovell Langstroth
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Monterey Bay, on the central California coast, is unique in its spectacular underwater immensity. Here species found far to the north and south overlap in their respective ranges, offering a floral and faunal diversity without parallel in the North... (read more)

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The Atlas of Coasts & Oceans: Ecosystems, Threatened Resources, Marine Conservation
The Atlas of Coasts & Oceans: Ecosystems, Threatened Resources, Marine Conservation
by Don Hinrichsen
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Oceans drive the worlds climate, nurture marine ecosystems full of aquatic life, and provide shipping lanes that have defined the global economy for centuries. And few realize that half of the worlds population lives in a coastal region within easy... (read more)

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Against the Tide: The Battle for America's Beaches
Against the Tide: The Battle for America's Beaches
by Cornelia Dean
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Americans love to colonize their beaches. But when storms threaten, high-ticket beachfront construction invariably takes precedence over coastal environmental concerns -- we rescue the buildings, not the beaches. As Cornelia Dean explains in Against the... (read more)

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The Beaches Are Moving: The Drowning of America's Shoreline (Living with the Shore)
The Beaches Are Moving: The Drowning of America's Shoreline (Living with the Shore)
by Wallace Kaufman
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Our beaches are eroding, sinking, washing out right under our houses, hotels, bridges; vacation dreamlands become nightmare scenes of futile revetments, fills, groins, what have you&amp;#8212;all thrown up in a frantic defense against the natural... (read more)

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1001 Questions Answered about the Seashore
1001 Questions Answered about the Seashore
by Norman John Berrill
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From microscopic diatoms to sea otters and dolphins, this comprehensive compendium of facts contains over 1,000 questions and answers about sea snails, sponges, starfish, fishes, shore birds, and many other marine creatures. Detailed coverage... (read more)

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The Atlantic Coast: A Natural History
The Atlantic Coast: A Natural History
by Harry Thurston
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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... (read more)

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