The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea by Dr Callum Roberts (Paperback / softback, 2013)
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- DescriptionEcomist Book of the Year --Audubon Book of the Year --American Library Association Award winner Royal Society Winton prize Finalist Winner of the Rachel Carson awardA Silent Spring for oceans by the Rachel Carson of the fish world (The New York Times) who appeared on the Imax film Wild Ocean and provided the scientific basis for the creation of the first high seas marine protected areas. For fans of Carl Safina and Elizabeth Kolbert. Immensely entertaining, although it chronicles a tragedy No account of the cataclysm is more engaging. Mark Kurlansky, The Washington Post The sea feeds and sustains us, but everywhere we look marine life is under threat, from Caribbean reefs to arctic fisheries to the deepest regions of the sea. In this passionate paean to the sea and its creatures one of the world s foremost marine conservation biologists tells the story of man and the sea, from the earliest traces of life on earth to the oceans as we kw them today.He considers the impact of fishing and ocean acidification, rising tides and warming seas, plastics and shifting currents, and reveals what we must do w to preserve our precious oceans. The struggles of Turtles, Dolphins, Whales and Tuna are relatively well kwn, but few people appreciate just how much our seas have changed in the last fifty years and how many species are w under acute stress. At once passionate and persuasive, The Ocean of Life will appeal to readers of Four Fish and The Sixth Extinction to those who care about environmental sustainability, and to anyone who loves the sea and its creatures. Excellent and engrossing I hope a great many people read this book. G. Bruce Knecht, Wall Street Journal Authoritative and furious, urgent and persuasive Sunday Times
- Author BiographyCallum Roberts is the author of The Unnatural History of the Sea, a Washington Post Book of the Year and winner of the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award. A professor of marine conservation at the University of York, he consulted on the Blue Planet series and the IMAX film The Wild Ocean and is a frequent keynote speaker at environmental conferences (including Mission Blue, TED and the Skoll foundation). He advised and was featured in The End of the Line, a documentary on the global fishing crisis and appeared in the National Geographic documentary America Before Columbus. He is on the board of Seaweb and provided the scientific basis for the creation of the world s first high seas protected network.
- Author(s)Dr Callum Roberts
- PublisherPenguin Books
- Date of Publication30/04/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectNatural History: General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPenguin Books
- Content Noteblack & white halftones
- Weight318 g
- Width137 mm
- Height213 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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