You are not logged in | My library cart (0 items)   | Login  
Request it Add to cart My TagsAdd a Tag Add a ReviewAdd a Review My CommentsAdd a Comment
The ocean of life : the fate of man and the sea / Callum Roberts
PRINTED MATL PRINTED MATL
551.46 R643O
New York : Viking, 2012.
Add a ReviewAdd a Review My TagsAdd a Tag My CommentsAdd a Comment  
Items
LOCATION Call No. Volume Status
Daniel Boone 551.46 R643O   IN LIBRARY
Daniel Boone 551.46 R643O   IN LIBRARY
Bridgeton Trails 551.46 R643O   IN LIBRARY
Rock Road 551.46 R643O   IN LIBRARY
only show available only show available only show available only show available
Items
LOCATION Call No. Volume Status
Cliff Cave 551.46 R643O   DUE 11-22-14
Daniel Boone 551.46 R643O   IN LIBRARY
Daniel Boone 551.46 R643O   IN LIBRARY
Bridgeton Trails 551.46 R643O   IN LIBRARY
Rock Road 551.46 R643O   IN LIBRARY
Tesson Ferry 551.46 R643O   DUE 12-06-14
Details
Descript
x, 405 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Changing seas. Four and a half billion years ; Food from the sea ; Fewer fish in the sea ; Winds and currents ; Life on the move ; Rising tides ; Corrosive seas ; Dead zones and the world's great rivers ; Unwholesome waters ; The age of plastic ; The not so silent world ; Aliens, invaders, and the homogenization of life ; Pestilence and plague ; Mare incognitum ; Ecosystems at your service -- Changing course. Farming the sea ; The great cleanup ; Can we cool our warming world? ; A new deal for the oceans ; Life renewed ; Saving the giants of the sea ; Preparing for the worst ; Epilogue : the sea ahead -- Appendix 1. Seafood with a clear conscience -- Appendix 2. Conservation charities working to protect ocean life.
Summary
Putting our exploitation of the seas into historical context, Roberts offers a devastating account of the impact of modern fishing techniques, pollution, and climate change, and reveals what it would take to steer the right course while there is still time.
Subject
ISBN
9780670023547
067002354X
Community Reviews
Community Tags
Community Discussion
 
View in classic catalog View in classic catalog