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The ocean of life : the fate of man and the sea

Callum Roberts

c2012

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (CB 465 .R62 2012 )()

  • Title:
    The ocean of life : the fate of man and the sea
  • Author: Callum Roberts
  • Description: Part 1: Changing seas - 1 Four and a half billion years ; 2. Food from the sea ; 3. Fewer fish in the sea ; 4. Winds and currents ; 5. Life on the move ; 6. Rising tides ; 7. Corrosive seas ; 8. Dead zones and the world's great rivers ; 9. Unwholesome waters ; 10. The age of plastic ; 11. The not so silent world ; 12. Aliens, invaders, and the homogenization of life ; 13. Pestilence and plague ; 14. Mare incognitum ; 15. Ecosystems at your service -- Part 2: Changing course - 16. Farming the sea ; 17. The great cleanup ; 18. Can we cool our warming world? ; 19. A new deal for the oceans ; 20. Life renewed ; 21. Saving the giants of the sea ; 22. Preparing for the worst -- Epilogue: The sea ahead -- Appendix 1: Seafood with a clear conscience -- Appendix 2: Conservation charities working to protect ocean life -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
    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.
  • Local Note: acq2013bio
  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: New York : Viking
  • Format: x, 405 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780670023547;ISBN 067002354X
  • Subjects: Ocean and civilization; Ocean -- History
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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