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The unnatural history of the sea

Callum Roberts


Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (CB 465 .R63 2007 )()

  • Title:
    The unnatural history of the sea
  • Author: Callum Roberts
  • Description: Pt. 1. Explorers and exploiters in the age of plenty. The end of innocence -- The origins of intensive fishing -- Newfound lands -- More fish than water -- Plunder of the Caribbean -- The age of merchant adventures -- Whaling : the first global industry -- To the ends of the Earth for seals -- The great fisheries of Europe -- The first trawling revolution -- The dawn of industrial fishing -- Pt. 2. The modern era of industrial fishing. The inexhaustible sea -- The legacy of whaling -- Emptying European seas -- The downfall of king cod -- Slow death of an estuary : Chesapeake Bay -- The collapse of coral -- Shifting baselines -- Ghost habitats -- Hunting on the high plains of the open sea -- Violating the last great wilderness -- Pt. 3. The once and future ocean. No place left to hide -- Barbequed jellyfish or swordfish steak? -- Reinventing fishery management -- The return of abundance -- The future of fish.
  • Local Note: acq2008bio acq2008his
  • Publication Date: c2007
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press/Shearwater Books
  • Format: xvii, 435 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781597261029 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 1597261025 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Ocean and civilization; Ocean -- History
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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