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Close Encounters with Marine Life
ISBN: PB: 9781925546187, New Holland Publishers, March 2019
192 pp., 24x21 cm, 100 illus.
Wildlife photography on land is nearly always done with a telephoto lens, with the photographer rarely getting close to the subject. Underwater photography on the other hand is the complete opposite, with the photographer required to get very close t...
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£14,99
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Rapid Marine Biological Assessment of the Bird's Head Seascape, Indonesia RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment, Volume 68
ISBN: PB: 9781934151587, Conservation International, March 2019
110 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, Illustrated throughout
This report contains the findings from a rapid marine biological assessment of Bird's "Head Seascape" in western Indonesia. The scientists researching the area offer detailed accounts of reef communities, as well as information on the flora and fauna...
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£15,00
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Vast Expanses A History of the Oceans
ISBN: HB: 9781780239972, Reaktion Books, February 2019
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 65 illus.
"Vast Expanses" is a cultural, environmental and geopolitical history that examines the relationship between humans and oceans, reaching back across geological and evolutionary time and exploring different cultures around the globe. Our ancient con...
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£16,00
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Rapid Marine Biological Assessment of Anambas Islands, Indonesia RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment, Volume 69
ISBN: PB: 9781934151594, Conservation International, January 2019
120 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, illustrated throughout
This report contains the findings from a rapid marine biological assessment of the Anambas Islands in western Indonesia conducted in May 2012. The scientists researching the area offer detailed accounts of reef communities, as well as information on...
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£15,00
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Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: PB: 9780300226157, Yale University Press, November 2018
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 570 colour illus.
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring...
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£19,99
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Fishing How the Sea Fed Civilization
ISBN: PB: 9780300240047, ISBN: HB: 9780300215342, Yale University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
In this history of fishing – not as sport but as sustenance – archaeologist and best-selling author Brian Fagan argues that fishing was an indispensable and often overlooked element in the growth of civilization. It sustainably provided enough food t...
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£11,99
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£25,00
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Sardine
ISBN: PB: 9781780239965, Reaktion Books, September 2018
208 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 100 illus., 70 in colour
The sardine is a paradoxical fish. Seemingly insignificant, its exploitation has made fortunes for some and, when stocks have collapsed, caused hardship for many. Its status has shifted from utilitarian food to a gourmet's delight. Trevor Day – diver...
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£12,95
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Where Corals Lie A Natural and Cultural History
ISBN: HB: 9781780239347, Reaktion Books, July 2018
352 pp., 25x19 cm, 200 illus., 140 in colour
For millennia corals were a marine enigma confounding classification and occupying a space between the animal and vegetable kingdoms. Ultimately their animal and symbiotic natures were recognized, and they remain the focus of intense fascination and...
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£35,00
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Fishing Lessons Artisanal Fisheries and the Future of Our Oceans
ISBN: HB: 9780226307459, University of Chicago Press, May 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 26 halftones, 9 line drawings
Fish bones in the caves of East Timor reveal that humans have systematically fished the seas for at least 42,000 years. But in recent centuries, our ancient, vital relationship with the oceans has changed faster than the tides. As boats and fishing t...
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£18,00
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Ark and Beyond The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9780226538464, ISBN: HB: 9780226538327, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
528 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 51 halftones, 2 line drawings, 6 tables
Scores of wild species and ecosystems around the world face a variety of human-caused threats, from habitat destruction and fragmentation to rapid climate change. But there is hope, and it, too, comes in a most human form: zoos and aquariums. Gatheri...
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£26,50
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£79,00
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