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Pacific Intertidal Life (Nature Study Guides)
Pacific Intertidal Life (Nature Study Guides)
by Ron Russo
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These pocket-sized Nature Study Guides describe plants and animals in easy-to-understand language. They include drawings, keys, terms, symbols, and glossaries. Each book covers a specific region.... (read more)

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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells (Audubon Society Field Guide)
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by Audubon
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The essential book for beach-combers and divers, this guide explores more than 705 seashells, living mollusks, abalone, periwinkles, conchs, limpets, oysters, clams, mussels, and cockles found on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts of North America... (read more)

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War of the Whales: A True Story
War of the Whales: A True Story
by Josh Horwitz
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Two men face off against an all-powerful navyand#8212;and the fate of the oceanand#8217;s most majestic creatures hangs in the balance.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;I andgt;War of the Whalesandlt;/Iandgt; is the gripping tale of a crusading attorney... (read more)

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The Sea Inside
The Sea Inside
by Philip Hoare
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Philip Hoare lives and works in Southampton, England. He is the author of The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea, winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction, as well as biographies of Noel Coward, Stephen Tennant, and a study of Oscar... (read more)

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Ocean: A Photicular Book
Ocean: A Photicular Book
by Dan (crt) Kainen
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Dan Kainen is an inventor, artist, and photographer. His curiosity and passion for holography and imaging technology has led to three patents in that field, the latest of which is the basis for the Photicular technology used in Safari. He lives in New... (read more)

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Silent World Adventure (04 Edition)
Silent World Adventure (04 Edition)
by Cousteau
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Before becoming the man who introduced us to the wonders of the sea through his beloved television series, Jacques Cousteau was better known as an engineer and the inventor of scuba. He chronicled his early days of underwater adventure in The Silent... (read more)

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Cod
Cod
by Mark Kurlansky
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A loving eulogy not only to a fish, but to the people whose lives have been shaped by the habits of the fish, and whose way of life is now at an end. -- New York Newsday A delightful romp through history with all its economic forces laid bare, Cod is the... (read more)

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A Voyage for Madmen
A Voyage for Madmen
by Peter Nichols
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In 1968, nine sailors set off on the most daring race ever held: to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop. It was a feat that had never been accomplished and one that would forever change the face of sailing. Ten months later, only one of the... (read more)

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Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
by Mark Kurlansky
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From the Bestselling Author of Salt and The Basque History of the World Cod, Mark Kurlansky’s third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award, is the biography of a single species of fish, but it may as well be a world history... (read more)

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Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves
Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves
by James Nestor
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The deep sea remains Earths final frontier. And as James Nestor reveals, adventurous scientists current quests to solve the mysteries of the ocean are transforming not only our knowledge of the planet and its creatures, but also our understanding of the... (read more)

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The Edge of the Sea
The Edge of the Sea
by Rachel 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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Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea
Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea
by Michael J. Tougias
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andlt;bandgt;Now in paperback, a true story as spellbinding and harrowing as andlt;iandgt;The Perfect Stormandlt;/iandgt;, and#8220;marvel- ous and terrifyingand#8221; (andlt;iandgt;Los Angelesandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;Timesandlt;/iandgt;)and#8212... (read more)

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Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor
Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor
by Hali Felt
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“Deftly balances the scientific and poetic.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune “Soundings is an eloquent testament both to Tharps importance and to Felts powers of imagination.”—The New York Times Book Review Before... (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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The Desert Islands of Mexico's Sea of Cortez
The Desert Islands of Mexico's Sea of Cortez
by Stewart Aitchison
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More than a simple guidebook, Aitchison's writing will take both actual and armchair travelers through a gripping tale of natural history. The tenuousness of this area makes the book's extraordinary photographs and the firsthand descriptions by this well-... (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 was a phenomenal success. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on The New York Times bestseller list, where it remained on top for... (read more)

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Strand: An Odyssey of Pacific Ocean Debris
Strand: An Odyssey of Pacific Ocean Debris
by Bonnie Henderson
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In Strand, travel writer and amateur naturalist Bonnie Henderson traces the stories of wrack washed up on the mile-long stretch of Oregon beach she walked has regularly for more than a decade. Henderson's writing conveys both a keen attention to the... (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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Washed Up: The Curious Journeys of Flotsam and Jetsam
Washed Up: The Curious Journeys of Flotsam and Jetsam
by Skye Moody
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The ocean gives up many prizes, just setting them on our beaches for us to find. From rubber ducks that started out somewhere in Indonesia to land Venice Beach, to an intact refrigerator makes it way to the Jersey Shore. Chunks of beeswax found on the... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World
National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World
by Randall R. Reeves and Brent S. Stewart and Phillip J. Clapham and James A. Powell
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This guide covers 120 species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions. Information about each species covers every aspect of the animal's anatomy, life cycle, and behavior. This new guide is certain to become both an indispensable source of... (read more)

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