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Whales: Giants of the Seas and Oceans (Discoveries)
Whales: Giants of the Seas and Oceans (Discoveries)
by Yves Cohat
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us
Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us
by Alexandra Morton
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Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival
Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival
by Carl Safina
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“One of the most delightful natural history studies in decades.” The Boston Globe Eye of the Albatross takes us soaring to locales where whales, sea turtles, penguins, and shearwaters flourish in their own quotidian rhythms. Carl Safinas... (read more)

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My Father, the Captain: My Life with Jacques Cousteau
My Father, the Captain: My Life with Jacques Cousteau
by Jean Michel Cousteau
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In every legend, there is a legacy. In the life and career of undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, that legacy beats in the heart of the sea and in the heart of his son, Jean-Michel, the noted French environmentalist, educator and documentary film... (read more)

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The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
by Philip Hoare
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“Unpredictable and amusing and informative and original, cavorting between biology, history, travel writing, and memoir.”—Mark Kurlansky The Whale by Philip Hoare is a enthralling and eye-opening literary leviathan swimming in... (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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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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The Presence of Whales: Contemporary Writings on the Whale
The Presence of Whales: Contemporary Writings on the Whale
by Frank Stewart
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"Editor Farnk Stewart knows the whale literature and has brought together in this anthology some of the best contemporary writers. In The Presence of Whales is compelling. "            ... (read more)

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Cousteau's Great White Shark
Cousteau's Great White Shark
by Jean-michel Cousteau
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Here is the story, in words, photographs, and drawings, of a two-and-a-half-year expedition to the south coast of Australia. The Cousteau team -- including scientists, divers, cameramen, and sailors -- studied the behavior and biology of the much-feared... (read more)

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Osmoregulation and Drinking in Vertebrates
Osmoregulation and Drinking in Vertebrates
by N Hazon
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"Osmoregulation and Drinking in Vertebrates" presents some of the most exciting recent advancements in the area of osmoregulation, from the control of gene expression to whole animal response. The volume discusses the differences and similarities in the... (read more)

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Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them
Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them
by Donovan Hohn
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A revelatory tale of science, adventure, and modern myth. When the writer Donovan Hohn heard of the mysterious loss of thousands of bath toys at sea, he figured he would interview a few oceanographers, talk to a few beachcombers, and read up on... (read more)

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Shells: The Photographic Recognition Guide to Seashells of the World (Smithsonian Handbooks)
Shells: The Photographic Recognition Guide to Seashells of the World (Smithsonian Handbooks)
by S Peter Dance
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Smithsonian Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification easy... (read more)

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The Shark-Watcher's Handbook: A Guide to Sharks and Where to See Them
The Shark-Watcher's Handbook: A Guide to Sharks and Where to See Them
by Mark Carwardine
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"Every diver should have a copy of this book. It's the most comprehensive and best-researched guide to diving and snorkeling with sharks--providing everything you need to know in order to experience some of the most awe-inspiring and breathtaking... (read more)

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Concepts in Biological Oceanography: An Interdisciplinary Primer
Concepts in Biological Oceanography: An Interdisciplinary Primer
by Peter A Jumars
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This textbook for advanced level courses in oceanography focuses on the interaction of ecological and physical processes that govern the ocean. The book begins with an introduction to ecology, using foraging theory and analytic formulation of encounter... (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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Sharks of Hawai'i: Their Biology and Cultural Significance
Sharks of Hawai'i: Their Biology and Cultural Significance
by Leighton Taylor
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This book offers a fascinating look at the species inhabiting waters around the Hawaiian archipelago. By combining modern knowledge of shark biology with details culled from oral tradition, legends, and artifacts, Dr. Taylor provides a scientific account... (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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What Is Natural? Coral Reef Crisis
What Is Natural? Coral Reef Crisis
by Jan Sapp
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During the late 1960s and 1970s, massive herds of poisonous crown-of-thorns starfish suddenly began to infest coral reef communities around the world, leaving in their wake devastation comparable to a burnt-out rainforest. In What is Natural?, Jan Sapp... (read more)

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Dolphin Societies
Dolphin Societies
by Karen Pryor
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Wild dolphins are an elusive subject for behavioral studies: How can you "do a Jane Goodall" on animals usually visible only as a glimpse of rolling dorsal fins heading for the horizon? In this unusual book, two of the best-known scientists in the marine-... (read more)

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Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska
Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska
by Bill Carter
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Painting a visceral portrait of the life of commercial fishermen in the remote Eskimo village of Egekik, Alaska, this intense memoir depicts the author's four summers spent with a crew of seasonal salmon netters. Distinguishing itself from a typical... (read more)

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